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Independent Schools Lose Supporters

Published onsdag 23 april 2008 kl 10.29

Negative media coverage may have led to the fact that Swedes are more reserved when it comes to independent schools.

That is the main conclusion of a survey carried out by Gothenburg’s university. The study shows that independent schools have become less attractive in the previous years with a majority of Swedes even rejecting them.

Apart from the negative media coverage, the center-right coalition government’s rather critical attitude toward independent schools may have also contributed to the overall dismissive opinion among Swedes, the study concludes.

Speaking to Swedish Radio news, a spokesperson of the Swedish Association of Independent Schools called the survey misleading. In fact, a growing number of Swedish pupils would pick independent schools, indicating that the vast majority of them are a clear alternative to public schools.

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