Some Chinese schools will limit homework

03/10/2013 | Global Times (China)

Some primary and high schools in China are working to adjust to a new policy, to take effect 19 March, that limits the amount of homework students can be assigned, eliminates midterm exams and bans the use of exam rankings, among other things. However, it's unclear if such regulations -- which have been adopted elsewhere in China -- will help to reduce students' burden, as parents step in to assign homework and more emphasis is placed on after-school programmes.

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