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Sep 09, 2014 05:18 PM

NGO's Urge Gov't to Help Disabled Migrant Children Get Schooling

(Beijing) – While September is when children around the country head back to school, most of the half-million school-age disabled children from the country's migrant families have never been educated.

Twenty Chinese non-governmental organizations (NGOs) recently published a letter calling on the government to change the country's Education Bill of Individuals with Disabilities, a policy issued in 1994 regarding educations right for the disabled, to enable such children to enroll in the schools closest to where they live.

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