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Until the dissolution of the Soviet Union, the education system was highly centralized. The school law adopted by Parliament in 1992 has meant that the federal states of the Russian Federation have become virtually sovereign in terms of the objectives and content of the school's teaching. Instead of the Soviet Union's common curricula and teaching materials, the states and the individual schools themselves must decide the form of teaching. An alternative sector has gradually been formed at the secondary stage with independent university preparatory colleges and luces with a humanistic or natural sciences orientation. Decentralization is promoted by the Russian Federation's ethnic and linguistic diversity.

Study in RussiaWith the school reform in 1984, the school starting age was reduced from 7 to 6 years, which met strong resistance. Parents can decide the age of entry for their children. After the preschool follows the primary stage, which comprises 4 grades. The secondary stage previously included 11 first-year courses, to which the first four first-year courses were in the technical sense. In the 1992 School Act, this was reduced to 9, which was prescribed as the mandatory minimum for "basic secondary school". A separate primary school of 4-5 years has traditionally only existed in more or less isolated villages. From 15 to 18 years, students can either take university preparatory courses or engage in pure vocational education. Check topschoolsintheusa for test centers of ACT, SAT, and GRE as well high schools in the country of Russia.

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The higher education is placed at universities, so-called institutes or academies. University studies are usually conducted for 5 years. Admission takes place after entrance exam. The number of part-time students at secondary school level has decreased to about 10% of students. Significantly more, 40%, undertook evening studies at the universities or correspondence studies in 1992. There is an extensive popular education activity with so-called folk universities, study circles and lectures. Through the decentralization, the reorganized Academy of Educational Sciences has lost a lot of its influence, e.g. over the design of the curricula and standardized tests, and is mainly devoted to research.

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