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Wu, Jinting – Harvard Educational Review, 2020
In this research article, Jinting Wu examines the lived experiences of mothers raising and educating children with disabilities in contemporary China. In the national project of cultivating "quality" citizens, and in the individual pursuit of successful child-rearing, mothers of special children in China are viewed as deficient for…
Descriptors: Mothers, Child Rearing, Foreign Countries, Disabilities
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Xiang, Xin – Harvard Educational Review, 2018
In this article, Xin Xiang investigates what dushu, or "schooling," means for rural senior secondary school students in a high-poverty county in southwestern China. With the persistence of China's rural-urban education inequality and alarming reports about secondary school dropout rates, rural students' and their families' attitudes…
Descriptors: Freedom, Poverty, Rural Areas, Rural Urban Differences
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Li, Mei-Hua – Harvard Educational Review, 2011
In this article, the author describes the opportunities she had for putting her cultural and language skills to use. She shares her experiences at the Asian Voices of Organized Youth for Community Empowerment (A-VOYCE) program and at the Participatory Chinatown project. The author never thought that learning about her identity and using what she…
Descriptors: Empowerment, Multilingualism, Language Skills, Immigrants
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Hu, C. T. – Harvard Educational Review, 1981
Having derived lessons from the chaos of the Cultural Revolution, Chinese leaders are creating a new system of education. Reforms include restoring discipline, upgrading university education, and improving the quality of teaching. (SK)
Descriptors: Communism, Educational Change, Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education