On one hand, Beijing proposed to reduce the value of English in college admission. On the other, Chinese version of spelling bee competition tops TV ratings. Could the current backlash against English be a part of Xi Jinping’s great revival of Chineseness?
School kids at a southern Guangxi village were found to first raft then swim to school due to government non action. It is a typical case of what would happen when cover-up and prohibition have become a government’s best practices.
An elementary school in Zhuhai, Guangdong province, charges students RMB 1 yuan per day for napping at their desks. The fee is said to be an authorized charge by provincial Education Bureau. Guess how Chinese netizens reacted…
A recent story of a primary school kid carrying two Gucci handbags as Teacher’s Day gifts may have the answer to why corruption is so prevalent in China. When everybody is condemning government corruption in China, will they say no to bribes when they get into positions of power?
During an unexpected power outrage on March 9th, students at Xiangji Middle School, Hunan Province, burned their textbooks to vent out long-held anger caused by tight class schedules. Most netizens applauded the action.