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Shanghai’s international schools with Chinese students are reminded to enforce the ban on imported curricula, ‘amid official concerns over the erosion of Chinese values and national identity’

4 months ago
Lucas Niewenhuis
ncreasingly wealthy Chinese moms and dads see international schools as better alternatives to rigid government-run options, and some parents debated on social media whether the changes would erase the difference between the two educational paths. The regulation affects only the international schools that teach both Chinese and non-Chinese students, whereas the schools that are specifically for foreigners get a pass.
By Lucas Niewenhuis
Lucas Niewenhuis is an associate editor at SupChina who helps curate daily news and produce the publication's newsletter, app and website.
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