Weighing Up the Value of Students’ Gratitude – Wang Ying

The China Daily Focus highlighted two interesting discussions about Chinese students. Some poor college students were cut off the annual financial aid (about $300 dollars) from their sponsors who never received thanks. While a Chinese student who got the top sore for the National College Entrance Examination is getting a $90000 dollars scholarship. Read and find out what the public think:

Five needy college students in Central China’s Hubei Province are being denied further financial aid because they never expressed their thanks to the benefactors who helped them pay their bills last year…

Sina.com asked more than 200,000 people what they thought of the subject Wednesday, and more than 83 percent of respondents said they thought it was right to cut off the financial aid to the students. Roughly 9 percent said they did not agree and the rest said no comment.
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August 25, 2007 10:46 PM
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