Rise in Boarders in Sweden

More Swedes are sending their children to expensive boarding schools.

Sweden’s three private boarding schools have long been suffering from falling student numbers.

However, this autumn schools welcome not only more boarders but also more interest from parents wanting to send their children to the schools.

One school has seen a 40 percent increase in students over the last three years and hopes to open up boarding houses that were previously closed.

Traditionally students come from wealthy families as fees can be up to 33,000 US dollars per year, but now more parents are saving to secure their child a place.

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