Pupils make a formation with flowers spelling out their school's name to welcome new classmates at a ceremony at Beijing No. Eight Middle School, one of the most elite in the city. Photo: China Foto Press

Parents, professors doubt party's renewed pledge to end elite schools

Institutions that cater to the rich and powerful thrive despite a legal ban. But parents wonder if leaders can finally bring equity to the system

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Pupils make a formation with flowers spelling out their school's name to welcome new classmates at a ceremony at Beijing No. Eight Middle School, one of the most elite in the city. Photo: China Foto Press
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