Promoting the Balanced Development of Compulsory Education
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In 2008, basic education focused on the implementation of free compulsory education. The policy was first carried out in the western rural areas of China, followed by the rural areas, and finally in the cities. This sequence embodied the premise of educational equality and the value of giving priority to disadvantaged groups in less developed areas.

However, th…

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Li, Xinling, “Promoting the Balanced Development of Compulsory Education”, in: Chinese Research Perspectives Online, Edited by: International Advisory Board Chinese Research Perspectives Online. Consulted online on 13 December 2017 <>

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