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China plans to link education spending to students’ place of residence in effort to improve conditions for children of migrant workers in cities

2 months ago
Sky Canaves
he central government's allocation of funds was previously tied to the students' rural hometowns, making it difficult for them to obtain an education elsewhere when their families moved.
By Sky Canaves
Sky Canaves previously reported for The Wall Street Journal in Beijing and Hong Kong, where she covered media, culture, social issues, and legal affairs, and served as the founding editor and lead writer of the WSJ’s China Real Time site. Prior to becoming a journalist, Sky worked in the China corporate law practice of Baker & McKenzie, and she has also taught journalism and media law at the University of Hong Kong. She speaks Mandarin and has accumulated more than a decade's experience living, studying and working in China.