Decentralization in post-Mao China has widened regional gaps in the provision of basic education. Reforms since 1994 have not reversed that trend. More recently, the government started centralized spending projects on rural education, which have significantly narrowed the urban-rural gap in education spending since 2001. However, interprovincial disparities remain large and growing.
Research Article| April 01 2007
Persistent Inequalities in Funding for Rural Schooling in Contemporary China
Asian Survey (2007) 47 (2): 213–230.
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Gang Guo; Persistent Inequalities in Funding for Rural Schooling in Contemporary China. Asian Survey 1 April 2007; 47 (2): 213–230. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2007.47.2.213
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