Most countries have compulsory education, which means that they have a set amount of time a student is required to be educated. The United States, Europe, Australia, China, and Canada are just a few examples of the countries that practice compulsory education.
Australia has universal education, and its compulsory for children above the age of 6 to attend school.
education is compulsory in France from 6 - 16
Compulsory education is a requirement under law that children be provided be educated for some period of time. There is a link below to an article on compulsory education.
In Australia, voting in Federal elections is compulsory.
There are 12 years of compulsory education in Chile, from 6 to 18 y.o.
Both Australia and New Zealand provide free, compulsory education until age 15. Literacy rates are high in these two countries, and many students attend universities.
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The principles of secularism (a view that public education and other matters of civil policy should be conducted without the introduction of a religious element) are written in the French fundamental law. For religious schools (which are all private), it is not allowed to make religious education compulsory.
Depending on the school, PE (Physical education) is compulsory only up until the end of year 9 or 10.
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