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Why French university students and professors fear selection

By Sarah Elzas

Police cleared out students occupying a campus of the Sorbonne university last week, ahead of exams. But the protest against a reform of university entrance decisions continues. RFI’s Sarah Elzas looks into the conflict, which is nothing less than a clash in worldviews, of what a university education means in France.

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