23 August 2019

Ministry to boost tertiary places for rural students, paper says

The Ministry of Education is planning to increase student intake from poor rural areas by selected tertiary institutions by at least 10 percent this year, Beijing Business Today reported Tuesday. Tertiary places reserved for rural students from 832 counties and 10 provinces will increase to 50,000 this year from 30,000 in 2013, the report said. These areas include Shanxi, Henan, Guangxi, Guizhou, Yunnan and Gansu.

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