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We seek to contribute to a better understanding of education development in China and to strengthen education relationship between the United States and China.


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Education and Poverty Reduction in China

|Intro| |Trends in Poverty in Rural China| |Project on Financing of Compulsory Education in Rural China| |Project on Financial Assistance to Primary-School Children in Yunnan| |College Scholarship for Female Minority Students from Rural China| |Other Related Sources|

Project on Financing of Compulsory Education in Rural China

This is a collaborative research project between Teachers College and Peking University, co-directed by Professor Mun Tsang and Professor Weifang Min.  The project seeks to document challenges in the financing of compulsory education in rural China and explores strategies for addressing these challenges, particularly the use of a substantial and regularized scheme of intergovernmental grants.  The project is funded by the Ford Foundation.

Some examples of the analyses can be found in the publications listed in Series A of the Publications section of the website of CoCE. This list will be updated periodically.  For inquires about this project, contact Professor Mun Tsang (mct27@columbia.edu).