“Going to school was like going to prison.” Chan Yu-ling, a fourth grade primary school student in Hong Kong, gave a powerful testimony (video) last month when the city’s legislature convened a special session to address the rising number of student suicides, which has called attention to the cutthroat local school system. “In the classroom,…

via A spate of student suicides is forcing Hong Kong to confront its cutthroat school system — Quartz


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