The magnitude-eight earthquake that struck Sichuan Province on May 12, 2008 resulted in severe losses. Post-disaster reconstruction of the education system in quake-stricken areas became a major theme in China. During the past year, the central government has promoted fairness in education, supported investment in education, promoted the development of education in rural areas, and implemented a nine-year tuition-free compulsory …
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Professor Yang, Dongping,
“Preface to Volume 2 - The China Educational Development Yearbook”, in:
Chinese Research Perspectives Online, Edited by: International Advisory Board Chinese Research Perspectives Online.
Consulted online on 26 April 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2213-6002_crpn_C9789004173545_003>