May 20, 2022
China’s ‘Little Gaokao’: A Choice for the Choiceless
By Yang Yaqi
China’s graduate entrance exam offers hope – and few guarantees. But amid an uncertain future, more and more young Chinese are signing up.
April 21, 2020
Gaokao in the Time of COVID-19
By Kate Kologrivaya and Emma Shleifer
Debate over the decision to postpone China’s college entrance exam crystallizes deeper problems with educational inequality.
September 08, 2017
Can Test-Obsessed China Change?
By Adam Tyner
A look at three paths for Chinese education reform.
June 05, 2017
Problematic Privilege in Xinjiang
By Adrian Zenz
Xinjiang's removal of the added points policy for university entrance is not all bad news for its ethnic minorities.
August 30, 2014
Chinese Drop-Off in US Graduate Schools Triggers False Alarm
By Elizabeth C. Economy
The number of Chinese students applying to US grad schools has tapered, but this should not be cause for alarm.
March 30, 2014
China Education Reforms to Emulate Advanced Placement System
By Tyler Sheldon
Gaokao reforms aim to diversify university admissions by testing college-level material at key high schools.
June 07, 2013
China to Build Larger, Alternative Panama Canal
Plus China may own the world’s top supercomputer. Friday China links.