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Rural Tibetan students receive subsidies


Source: | 03-16-2009 12:54

Special Report:   Tibet in 50 Years

Education in Tibet has developed significantly in recent years. Students there are not only receiving free education, more than that, many are also receiving free food, school uniforms, stationary and dormitory accommodation.

Education in Tibet has developed significantly in recent years. Students there are not only receiving free education, more than that, many are also receiving free food, school uniforms, stationary and dormitory accommodation.
Education in Tibet has developed significantly in recent 
years. Students there are not only receiving free education, 
more than that, many are also receiving free food, school 
uniforms, stationary and dormitory accommodation.

It's the last semester for Yangje at her junior middle school in Lhasa. The 16-year-old's parents are farmers and her home is some 60 kilometers away from Lhasa . She joined more than 600 others as a boarding student three years ago. Now, as the top student and head of her class, she is the pride of her parents and teachers.