New policies affecting students in China

Students arriving for the first day of class at a school in Shanghai on Sept 1, 2021. PHOTO: AFP
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BEIJING - China has ordered sweeping reforms to level the playing field in education and to prevent individuals from turning learning into a business.

Here are some of the changes:

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