Jean W. YAN

Illustration of a nineteenth-century school. Deng Xiaoping recognized the importance of raising the population’s education level so that China could realize the “Four Modernizations” in agriculture, industry, technology, and defense.

Beginning with the leadership of Deng Xiaoping in 1978, and in the thirty years since, China has put forth great efforts to provide compulsory, free and universal education to children from grades one through nine cross the nation.

After Deng

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By |2014-12-16T16:53:49-05:00January 23rd, 2012|Berkshire Encyclopedia of China, Education, Language and Learning|Comments Off on Education, Compulsory (Yìwù jiàoyù 义务教育)|Yìwù jiàoyù 义务教育 (Education, Compulsory)

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