A Thousand Middle School Students Protest Against Privatization of Their School




On 31, May 2013, a thousand middle school students protested against the privatization of their school in Shien city, Hubei province. The Second Advanced Level Middle School had been a public school until the local government decided to privatize it. The Shien city is under the jurisdiction of the Shijian county which is quite poor and mainly rural. Students from rural at the school fear that upon privatization the school will raise fee to a level which they will not be able to afford to pay.


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