Despite all couples in China being allowed to have two children since January, teachers at a high school in central China's Henan province complain that they still cannot plan their second child at a time that best suits them, a local TV station reports. Teachers at the No 1 High School in Zhongmu county were told by the school that they will be subject to a quota for having a second child, HNTV reported. China's population to peak in 2029 under two-child policy: family planning official According to rules laid out by the school, only 15 teachers can get become pregnant with a second child in the first half of 2016, and 16 in the second half. The quota will only be valid within the specific time it was assigned, according to an internal document shown by a teacher, identified only by her surname, Zhang. The document said that due to the large number of women teachers at the school, it would be impossible for the school to function properly if the teachers did not plan to give birth in an orderly fashion. School is a place to impart knowledge and educate people, not [a place] for you to have a second child Local Education Authority official School is a place to impart knowledge and educate people, not [a place] for you to have a second child Local education official Some pregnant teachers have been reassigned to sales jobs in the school’s grocery. Those who get pregnant without a quota might risk being laid-off, the report added. The local education authority seemed to be informed of the school’s policy. “School is a place to impart knowledge and educate people, not [a place] for you to have a second child,” an official with the authority was quoted as saying.