The recent announcement of sweeping new restrictions on China’s over $100 billion private tutoring industry has sent education stocks tumbling and investors reeling, led private tutoring schools to curtail expansion and lay off...
by John Chan | Jun 16, 2021
The Chinese government is reportedly set to announce new rules to significantly curtail the operations of after-school tuition centers, in an effort to reduce skyrocketing academic competition and pressure on Chinese students....
by John Chan | Apr 8, 2021
In the wake of China’s annual “Two Sessions” meetings in Beijing, the Ministry of Education has announced a slew of new regulations aimed at protecting children’s physical, mental, and political health....
by Sophie Beach | Jul 5, 2012
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...
by Michael Zhao | Jun 11, 2006
Cover story from the Beijing Review: Cen Cheng, a primary school student in Beijing, is only seven years old, but, at his parents’ direction, he is already making preparations for entering university 10 years from now. Recently, he has begun to wake up on his own around 5:20 a.m. At 5:45 a.m., he begins a […]
CDT in the News
- SCMP – Foreign journalists in China report state backing for rising intimidation during Henan floods
- Forum2000 – Data colonialism: Where China and the West diverge
- FT – China flood response reveals Beijing’s need to prepare for extreme weather
- LA Times – Amid crushing floods in China, officials focus not on climate change, but on control
- RFA – “Drowning” has become a sensitive word during Henan floods