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Caixin Column 9: China's Most Vulnerable Children

Commentary / May 26, 2014
REAP co-director Scott Rozelle and Linxiu Zhang build on a ten-part series for Caixin Magazine titled, "Inequality 2030: Glimmering Hope in China in a Future Facing Extreme Despair." In his ninth column, Rozelle & Zhang discuss China's left-behind children.
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George W. Bush shares presidential insights with Stanford students

News / May 6, 2014
In remarks that were often blunt and sometimes funny, George W. Bush spoke with Stanford students about some of the defining moments of his presidency. The conversation ranged from congressional power to his take on world leaders and the impact his policies had on curbing the HIV/AIDS pandemic in Africa.
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China News on Digital Divide Cites REAP Work

News / May 5, 2014
A recent news item in China on the country's extraordinary digital divide -- potentially the widest of any nation on earth -- was based in part on REAP findings.
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Caixin Columns 7 & 8: China's Widest Divide

Commentary / March 31, 2014
REAP co-director Scott Rozelle builds on a ten-part series for Caixin Magazine titled, "Inequality 2030: Glimmering Hope in China in a Future Facing Extreme Despair." In his seventh and eighth columns, Rozelle discusses China's digital divide.
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REAP与陕师大成立新的合作项目

News / March 31, 2014
The Center for Experimental Economics of Education (CEEE) was officially inaugurated at Shaanxi Normal University this week. Housed in a high profile new building on campus, the center will serve as new hub for REAP-style "action research" in the region and throughout China, and represents the latest in a series of new REAP partnerships that will strengthen the group's capacity to improve lives for vulnerable communities in China through policy oriented research and advocacy.
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New REAP Partner Program Founded at Shaanxi Normal University

News / March 31, 2014
The Center for Experimental Economics of Education (CEEE) was officially inaugurated at Shaanxi Normal University this week. Housed in a high profile new building on campus, the center will serve as new hub for REAP-style "action research" in the region and throughout China, and represents the latest in a series of new REAP partnerships that will strengthen the group's capacity to improve lives for vulnerable communities in China through policy oriented research and advocacy.
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Caixin Online Features REAP Research on Lowering High School Dropout Rates

News / March 28, 2014

 

An article published in Caixin Online (in Chinese) on March 28, 2014, features REAP research on how to improve high school enrollment rates in rural China. 

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Eyeglasses Boost Test Scores in Rural China

News / March 11, 2014
Test scores jump following a massive effort by FSI's Rural Education Action Program to screen the vision of 20,000 children in rural China. REAP scholars partnered with Chinese ophthalmologists and scores of graduate students to orchestrate the massive project, the first to examine vision problems in rural China.
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Caixin Column 6: A Tale of Two Travesties

News / March 3, 2014
REAP co-director Scott Rozelle builds on a ten-part series for Caixin Magazine titled, "Inequality 2030: Glimmering Hope in China in a Future Facing Extreme Despair." In his sixth column, Rozelle asks why rural China continues to be plagued by poor vision and intestinal worms.
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Apple and REAP Partner to Protect Student Workers in China

News / February 13, 2014
Rural Education Action Program (REAP) at Stanford University has launched a project with Apple to assess the quality of vocational schools--the main source of student workers in China. "Making our findings widely available will not only help Apple to selectively partner with good schools, but also allow hiring managers across the industry to protect and educate workers," says REAP co-director Scott Rozelle.
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Caixin Column 5: How to Cure China’s Largest Epidemic

News / January 27, 2014
REAP co-director Scott Rozelle builds on a ten-part series for Caixin Magazine titled, "Inequality 2030: Glimmering Hope in China in a Future Facing Extreme Despair." In his fifth column, Rozelle explains how China's "National Nutritious School Lunch Program" became a National Free But-Not-Too-Nutritious School Lunch Program.
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REAP Research Highlighted in CNN Article - Mind the Gap: China's Great Education Divide

News / December 17, 2013
Once again, 15-year-olds in Shanghai have scored at the top of the PISA global education assessment, ranking number one in the world in reading, math and science -- but is it the same across China? CNN cites data from REAP to paint a stark picture of how Shanghai's education success is not repeated in China's less wealthy, rural interior.
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Caixin Column 4: Behind Before They Start - The Preschool Years (Part 2)

News / December 16, 2013
REAP co-director Scott Rozelle builds on a ten-part series for Caixin Magazine titled, "Inequality 2030: Glimmering Hope in China in a Future Facing Extreme Despair." In his fourth column, Rozelle explains what can be done to help increase rural kids' educational readiness.
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財新网:给农村孩子眼镜

News / December 2, 2013
Caixin Report: Giving Rural Children Eyeglasses: 给农村孩子眼镜
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Caixin Reports on REAP: Giving Rural Children Eyeglasses

News / December 2, 2013
How prevalent is poor vision in rural China and why isn't the problem being addressed? Read more to learn about REAP's efforts to shed light on the issue.
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Caixin Column 3: Behind Before They Start - The Preschool Years (Part 1)

News / November 25, 2013
REAP co-director Scott Rozelle builds on a ten-part series for Caixin Magazine titled, "Inequality 2030: Glimmering Hope in China in a Future Facing Extreme Despair." In his third column, Rozelle explains why rural children are unprepared for preschool. When they do attend, rural preschools are not only hard to find but also of notably poor quality.
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REAP in Caixin Report: Anemic Babies

News / October 28, 2013
Why are rural children falling behind even before they enter school? Read more to learn about efforts to tackle China's "nutritional poverty" problem.
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财新报告:贫血的婴儿

News / October 28, 2013
Why are rural children falling behind even before they enter school? Read more to learn about efforts to tackle China's "nutritional poverty" problem.
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