The East German equivalent of both primary and secondary schools was the Polytechnische Oberschule , which all students attended for 10 years, from the ages of 6 to 16.
However, it is not possible to finance these schools with such low tuition fees: accordingly all German Ersatzschulen are subsidised with public funds.
Several parties which spoke out for tuition fees lost state elections.
An applicant may be counted as a hardship case only if there are exceptional circumstances making it impossible for the applicant to wait even a single semester for a place at university, e.
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Immigrant children and youths, mostly of lower-class background, are the fastest-growing segment of the German population.