China’s education authorities recently instructed primary and middle schools across the country to reduce the homework pressure on pupils. Photo: AFP

Why China’s Tiger Mums (and dads) are resisting its ‘less homework’ policy

Authorities say youngsters are weighed down through excessive homework and extra classes amid intense competition among parents to help their children ‘get ahead’

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China’s education authorities recently instructed primary and middle schools across the country to reduce the homework pressure on pupils. Photo: AFP
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