High school admissions a priority in Xinjiang

By Cui Jia in Urumqi, China Daily (February 1, 2013)


Nur Bekri

Nur Bekri, chairman of the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, has stated that in the next five years they hope to increase senior high school admission rates, and make vocational education available for all junior and senior graduates. While there have been significant increases in student enrollment since 2006, and regional governments began paying the tuition fees for vocational students from southern rural areas, the government is searching for ways to encourage more students to continue their studies.

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