Kindergarten students stand in front of a billboard featuring a portrait of Deng Xiaoping in Shenzhen to mark the 100th anniversary of the birth of the late paramount leader on August 22, 2004. The city, one of the youngest in China, is set to become the first in the country to guarantee spots for children in local kindergartens. Photo: Reuters Kindergarten students stand in front of a billboard featuring a portrait of Deng Xiaoping in Shenzhen to mark the 100th anniversary of the birth of the late paramount leader on August 22, 2004. The city, one of the youngest in China, is set to become the first in the country to guarantee spots for children in local kindergartens. Photo: Reuters
Kindergarten students stand in front of a billboard featuring a portrait of Deng Xiaoping in Shenzhen to mark the 100th anniversary of the birth of the late paramount leader on August 22, 2004. The city, one of the youngest in China, is set to become the first in the country to guarantee spots for children in local kindergartens. Photo: Reuters

Tech hub of Shenzhen drafts first rules in China guaranteeing kindergarten access amid private tutoring crackdown

  • A new draft regulation in Shenzhen is set to be the first in China to guarantee children a spot in a local kindergarten, but parents would still have to pay
  • Private online tutoring companies, which help parents cover non-compulsory education, are now imperilled by a crackdown from Beijing

Topic |   China education
Kindergarten students stand in front of a billboard featuring a portrait of Deng Xiaoping in Shenzhen to mark the 100th anniversary of the birth of the late paramount leader on August 22, 2004. The city, one of the youngest in China, is set to become the first in the country to guarantee spots for children in local kindergartens. Photo: Reuters Kindergarten students stand in front of a billboard featuring a portrait of Deng Xiaoping in Shenzhen to mark the 100th anniversary of the birth of the late paramount leader on August 22, 2004. The city, one of the youngest in China, is set to become the first in the country to guarantee spots for children in local kindergartens. Photo: Reuters
Kindergarten students stand in front of a billboard featuring a portrait of Deng Xiaoping in Shenzhen to mark the 100th anniversary of the birth of the late paramount leader on August 22, 2004. The city, one of the youngest in China, is set to become the first in the country to guarantee spots for children in local kindergartens. Photo: Reuters
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