Fan Meizhong

A System Afraid of Its Own History

In the New York Times, Didi Kirsten Tatlow interviews Fan Meizhong, the teacher who has encountered many difficulties due to his unorthodox views, and looks at the failure of China’s education system to teach students...

Beijing Art Show Excludes Earthquake Pieces

The Beijing Biennale is now on, though some of the more controversial exhibits have been canceled. From CBC: Under the joint artistic direction of Zhu Qi and Marc Hungerbühler, the giant show focuses on emerging and mid-career...

New Rules for Teachers After China Earthquake

From AP: China is requiring more ethical responsibility from teachers following the highly publicized case of a high school teacher who fled his classroom during last month’s earthquake without making sure his students...

China Teacher Sacked For Running From Quake School

From Reuters: A Chinese high school teacher has been sacked and denounced by local media and Internet users for fleeing a classroom before his students during last month’s devastating earthquake. Fan Meizhong, a...

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