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China: Affirmative Action for Rural Students

Xueyong suggests that universities in China should adopt the policy of affirmative action for rural students (zh). At present, among the top rank universities, only 20% of the students comes from rural area, although rural population is consisted of more than half of the whole population. As education is a mean to solve cross-generational poverty problem, the blogger suggests the university admission should increase the proportion of rural students according to the ratio of population.

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