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Inspired by the U.S. Head Start program and Mao-era traditions of barefoot doctors and horseback teachers, a foundation aims to bring early education to China’s most remote villages

2 weeks ago
Sky Canaves
he Beijing-based China Development Research Foundation has been running a pilot program to help bridge the gap for 25,000 of China's poorest students in areas without access to early education.
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.

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