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- Open Access.
- This thesis is aiming at evaluating the consequence of Chinas enrollment reform of compulsory educations admission procedure that has been enacted in 2014. In order to improve the education equality, the Beijing Municipal Commission of Education issued restrictions on Nine-year Compulsory Education admission procedures among nineteen cities in 2014. The new admission strategy is using school district enrollment policy as well as the random assignment based on the area of residence instead of the score based admission method. The thesis is focused on Beijing as the target city. The data were collected from Beijing Education Statistics Yearbook of 2014 and 2016, and descriptive analysis is utilized in this thesis to present the changes in educational resources after the reform. A trend of reallocation in the educational resources is found, which indicates that the short-term effects of the reform is found. However, the effectiveness of this reform on improving educational equality might be limited.
- Dissertation Note:
- M.A. Pennsylvania State University 2018.
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