Research on Compulsory Education Financing in China by Yuhong DuResearch on Compulsory Education Financing in China by Yuhong Du

Research on Compulsory Education Financing in China

byYuhong Du, Zhijun Sun

Hardcover | October 5, 2015

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This book covers research on the financing of compulsory education in rural China and provides a highly informative read for readers who are interested in the issue of financing compulsory education in poor areas. Basing on data collected from field studies in 12 counties in 4 provinces around China, this book presents the current status of a new mechanism launched by the Chinese government in 2005 order to ensure funding for compulsory education in the relatively poor rural areas. This mechanism is conceived as a milestone in Chinese compulsory education history, marking the establishment of a government sponsoring model for compulsory education in rural China. Through comparative study, the research finds that the new mechanism not only lightens peasant families' economic burden for having their kids receiving compulsory education, but also breaks the bottleneck of restricting funding for rural compulsory education. The research then also identifies the difficulties and challenges for future improvement.

Title:Research on Compulsory Education Financing in ChinaFormat:HardcoverDimensions:234 pagesPublished:October 5, 2015Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3662478293

ISBN - 13:9783662478295

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Table of Contents

Finance System and Policy Review of Chinese Rural Compulsory Education.- Study on Non-personnel Expenditure Standard.- Study on Student Assistance Policy in Compulsory Education.- Study of Equity in Compulsory Education Finance.- Monitoring and Evaluation System for Rural Compulsory Education Financing.- International Experiences.