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China: Government plans to improve education and other services for disabled people

Posted 10/6-11 at 18.31

The State Council unveiled (May 8, 2011) details of a five-year development plan. Over this period the government plans to offer the country's 83 million disabled citizens 12 years of free education, bolster public services, and offer more benefits to improve their quality of life.

Currently, the government is making efforts to ensure all students have nine years of free education - six years of primary school and three years of junior high.

According to the plan, the government will provide disabled students more financial subsidies to meet their particular needs and gradually institute free education from primary school to high school.

http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2011-06/08/content_12660823.htm

 

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