Bloomberg Businessweek writes on China's historic economic reforms and the future to come, quoting Scott Rozelle and REAP's work on education and human capacity building in rural China. Read full text here.
"...About 80 percent of students are “left-behind kids” — children whose parents left for higher-paying jobs, usually on the industrial east coast, and who are looked after by grandparents, relatives or friends.
'China has failed to invest in its single most important asset: its people,' said economist Scott Rozelle at Stanford University. 'It has one of the lowest levels of education.'..."