China to Crack down Illegal Education Fees - 给力英语
您现在的位置:给力英语教育新闻

China to Crack down Illegal Education Fees

发布:wenhui    时间:2008-09-13 09:10:31     浏览:2238次    [划词翻译已启用]

Xinhua,2008-09-12--China will initiate a nationwide crackdown on illegal education fees from Sept. 20, according to the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), one of the seven government agencies carrying out the plan, on Friday.

The move, the sixth of its kind in recent years aimed to reduce financial burden on Chinese families, would conclude by the end of November, the NDRC said in a circular distributed to governments at all levels.

The authorities would examine education fee collectors including schools, local governments and education administrations. The inspection would be retroactive back to September 2007. Cases involving major offences that were not interrupted since September 2006 were also subject to the inspection, the circular said.

Starting this semester, both urban and rural students in primary school and junior high schools will be exempted from tuition and miscellaneous fees as the country has canceled these fees for the nine-year compulsory education period.

However, the students still need to pay for textbooks and uniforms.

China has strived to tap the vast potential of its human resources through expanded access to education, a move to sustain its fast economic growth.


  • * 您必须遵守《全国人大常委会关于维护互联网安全的决定》及中华人民共和国其他有关法律法规。
  • * 您发表的文章仅代表个人观点,与给力英语网无关。
  • * 您在给力英语网评论系统发表的作品,给力英语网有权在网站内转载或引用。