University exam results stir political differences as entrance numbers drop

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: Education, Mitsotakis, New Democracy, SYRIZA, Tsipras
Photo by Angelos Christofilopoulos/Fosphotos
Photo by Angelos Christofilopoulos/Fosphotos

A row erupted between the government and the opposition on Friday as the results of university entrance exams were published, revealing that the number of students going into tertiary education will fall by more than 20 pct this year.

New Democracy added that the outcome of the exams was a success for its recent education reforms as it means that universities will not be clogged up by senior high school pupils with low grades and that these students can now opt for more appropriate e...

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