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How English Went from Imperialist Treachery to Lingua Franca

While English language education was once practically forbidden, decades of reform have turned it into massive business

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Death Discussions: Educators Struggle to Break Taboos Around Death

More and more Chinese have been talking and learning about death, a traditional taboo, for better living

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The Ugly Truth: China’s Weird Buildings Have Their Roots in Education

Is a lack of “aesthetic education” to blame for bizarre architecture and artistic confusion in modern China?

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The Greatest Test: How China’s Students Got Through Covid

Online classes and closed campuses: What was life like for Chinese university students during the past three years?

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How a Fiercely Competitive Job Market is Forcing Graduates to Change Their Plans

China’s record number of new graduates seek employment or further study by any means

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A Sense of Ceremony: China’s Most Creative Graduations

From traditional “capping ceremonies” to driving tractors across campus, here are some graduation ceremonies students are unlikely to forget

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“We Aren’t Stupid”: China’s Dyslexics Share Their Stories

What’s it like to have a learning difficulty in an education system focused on tests?

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Inside China’s “Gaokao Factory”

A former students recounts her grueling schedule and eventual withdrawal from Hengshui, a city notorious for exam-prep schools

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“We Have Students Falling Asleep in Class”: Life After China’s Private Tutoring Ban

Students, parents, and tutors discuss life after China's crackdown on after school tutoring and what’s really wrong with the education system

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