China Addresses Income Gap Between Urban, Rural Teachers – Xinhua

From Xinhua:

China’s Compulsory Education Law which took effect last September stipulates that the local average wage for teachers should not be lower than that of civil servant.

Teachers’ wages generally comprise two parts: “basic income” and “structural income” which varies according to rank, school and region….[Full Text]

See also “A Generation of Rural Teachers Challenged by Changes in Chinese Education” by Xiaoxuan Li and Michael Zang.

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