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Teen girl makes case for change

Updated: 2012-12-07 08:08
By Zhan Haite ( China Daily)

Teen girl makes case for change

Zhan Haite, a girl from a migrant-worker family in Shanghai, meets with Shanghai education authorities over the problem with the high school entrance exams. Her sign says, "Please give me the right to take the high school entrance exam." Provided to China Daily

Editor's note: Zhan Haite, 15, went to kindergarten, primary school and junior high school in Shanghai, where she has lived with her family since 2002. Yet she was told she could not attend high school or take the national college entrance exam in the city because she is not a permanent resident. She was advised to return to her native Jiangxi province instead.

Teen girl makes case for change

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