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Since the mid-1970s, the governing authorities have prioritized both quantity and quality in the school system in order to make the country's economy less dependent on external aid. The school system consists of a six-year compulsory primary school, a four-year lower secondary school and a three-year higher secondary school. The proportion of girls in primary school is lower than the proportion of boys. A small minority, most boys, attend so-called Quran schools with Arabic as their language of instruction. The rest is taught in French and only in a few schools in the mother tongue. University has been in Niamey since 1974, and since 1987 there is also a smaller Muslim university. Check topschoolsintheusa for test centers of ACT, SAT, and GRE as well high schools in the country of Niger.

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During the 00s, the proportion of children in primary school increased, but in 2010 it was estimated that as many as 40% of all children never started school. In 2009, approximately 19% of the state's expenditure on education went. UNESCO estimated in 2005 that literacy among the adult population (over 15 years) was 29% (43% for men and 15% for women).

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