Tonggu County in Jiangxi Province has comprehensively implemented tuition-free education in senior high schools since this semester.

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 Tonggu County in Jiangxi Province has comprehensively implemented tuition-free education in senior high schools since this semester.


Tonggu County is an old revolutionary area with a total population of 140,000, and its economic base is relatively weak. According to Li Zheng, director of the County Bureau of education and sports, exemption of tuition fees for high school students is conducive to solving the problem of poor studentsdifficulty in reading, promoting the sustained, balanced and coordinated development of education in the county, and improving the peoples sense of education. It is understood that after the start of school this autumn, the annual tuition fee of 800 yuan per student in the county high school is totally borne by the countys finance, and the total tuition fee exemption for this academic year is more than 2.2 million yuan. Li Zheng said that the tuition fees paid by more than 2700 high school students in Tonggu Middle School this semester (vocational high school students have been exempted) will be refunded to students in full within a week.

Source: Wang Ning_NB12468, responsible editor of Peng Mei News