The End of the Line for ENA?

Here's a little quiz to test your knowledge of French society. What do both front-runners in this year's presidential campaign have in common with the CEOs of many of France's biggest companies? What attribute is shared by the leader of the Socialist Party and the head of the employers' organization? What's the link between two Presidents of the Fifth Republic, six of its last eight Prime Ministers, half the ministers in the current government and the overwhelming majority of France's top civil servants?

The answer: they all went to the same school — France's Ecole Nationale...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!