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In US, demand surges for Mandarin lessons

As more than 1,000 Chinese language teachers gathered in Houston to exchange the latest ideas in teaching, education leaders from the United States and China recounted the achievement of Chinese learning in the US over the past decade on the opening day of the 10th National Chinese Language Conference on Thursday.

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Quality, efficiency should be growth focus, Li says

The country’s economic agenda should prioritize quality and efficiency to achieve this year’s growth target, and also ensure improving public services such as education and healthcare, Premier Li Keqiang told lawmakers on Monday.

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‘Broadway Classroom’ gives regard to China

The Broadway Classroom program, in which Broadway performers and American musical theater arts professionals provide training to youngsters, will make its international debut in China soon.

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Young imams will point way to peace

China will support the education of religious professionals to ensure they receive training that will fully prepare them to carry out their duties in away that will build trust with believers, President Xi Jinping said at a recent religious affairs conference in Beijing.

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New SAT challenges Chinese students

An overhauled SAT with a heavier emphasis on reading comprehension may affect Chinese students’ performance, according to some industry experts. Some of those students have traditionally excelled in the math portion of the test and have relied heavily on rote memorization and cramming.

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More foreign students eyed

China is planning to overhaul its university education system to attract more international students. In2014, the country played host to more than 377,000 international students, making it the world’s third-most-popular destination for such applicants.

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