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Jun 02, 2018 02:05 PM
POLITICS & LAW

Migrant Kids Barred From Beijing Schools at Last Minute

Children study at a Tongzhou primary school. Photo: VCG
Children study at a Tongzhou primary school. Photo: VCG

Wang thought he and his wife had made all the necessary preparations for their son’s impending enrollment in a Beijing elementary school.

Two years prior, the tech-company employee and his wife had moved to an area with more schools, specifically the Beijing suburb of Tongzhou, which urban planners want to transform into a second city center. They had diligently renewed their residence permits, and prepared the other papers required by the government.

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