Less tuition and no exams? Chinese children and parents grapple with education reforms

Students on the first day of the new semester in Wuhan in China's central Hubei province on Sep 1, 2021.
Students on the first day of the new semester in Wuhan in China's central Hubei province on Sep 1, 2021.PHOTO: AFP

BEIJING - Eight-year-old Wang Baofeng has been able to sleep in a little more after the new school term started on Wednesday (Sept 1).

The Primary 2 pupil now goes to school at 8.20am, half an hour later than before.

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