Author: Sophie Beach

Sophie Beach lives in Berkeley, California. She previously served as senior research associate for Asia at the Committee to Protect Journalists, a New York-based press freedom organization. She received her master's degree from the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University. Her writing about China has been published in the Los Angeles Times, the Asian Wall Street Journal, the South China Morning Post, The Nation magazine, and other publications.
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Photo: Procession of clergy accompanying Ma Daqin to his non-Vatican approved ordination, by Remko Tanis

Procession of clergy accompanying Ma Daqin to his non-Vatican approved ordination

July 7, 2012 6:30 PM

Students Seek Alternatives to College Entrance Exam

In the New York Times, Edward Wong writes about the rigors of the life-changing gaokao, or college entrance exam, which determines the future of every Chinese high school student. With the intense pressure of the test and its focus on rote memorization, some in China are now calling for reforms. Wong reports: In a country where education is so highly prized, the score that a student

July 5, 2012 8:41 AM

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