China Bans Written Exams for 6- and 7-Year-Olds to Reform Hyper-Competitive Pressure in Schools

China Bans Written Exams for 6- and 7-Year-Olds to Reform Hyper-Competitive Pressure in Schools

Sweeping educational reforms, aimed to reduce the sometimes crippling pressure for pupils to succeed at school, have seen end-of-year exams ended for children in China aged 6 and 7. The ban mirrors one passed earlier this year for written homework for first and second graders, and one limiting the homework burden on Junior High students […]

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