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Feb 10, 2022 08:29 PM
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China Plans More Rules to Ease Academic Burden on Children

Students play soccer in a classroom at a primary school in Hefei, East China's Anhui province, on Jan 20, 2022. Photo: VCG
Students play soccer in a classroom at a primary school in Hefei, East China's Anhui province, on Jan 20, 2022. Photo: VCG

After new rules shook the after-school tutoring industry last year, the Ministry of Education Tuesday sketched out new guidelines to further reduce the pressure placed on Chinese children.

In a plan for this year, the ministry said it will make more rules to supervise extra-curricular tutoring, boost enforcement and institutionalize its “double reduction” campaign, which kicked off last July.

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