Little Soldiers: Exploring China's polarising education system

From Nine To Noon, 10:10 am on 10 October 2017

Lenora Chu was an American journalist working in Shanghai when she decided to enroll her three-year-old son in China's state-run public schools. What she discovered was a military-like education system driven by high-stakes testing, with teachers posting rankings in public, using bribes to reward students who comply, and shaming to isolate those who do not. She's documented the experience in a new book called Little Soldiers: An American Boy, a Chinese School and the Global Race to Achieve.

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