New Drafted Regulation to Allow More Children to Take High School Exams
Based on a newly drafted regulation that was discussed last week, which stated that migrant worker’s children will be expected to be eligible to take the senior high school entrance exam in the city in the next few years. Residents are asked to submit their opinions on the draft by Monday.
The new regulations stated that the policy on the senior high school entrance examinations that was issued in 2014 and 2015 is unchanged during the transitional period. These children of migrant workers are now studying at Shenzhen’s junior high schools and their education is registered at these schools are eligible in taking the senior high school entrance examinations and apply for spots at any local senior high schools and technical schools.
The schools which the students can apply will depend on the requirements ranging from household registration and the hukou of their parents to their history of their social security payments plus other conditions.
The specific schools to which such students will be able to apply depend on different requirements, such as a student’s household registration, or hukou, their parents’ social security payment history and other conditions. Those students that don’t meet any of the criteria can apply to only at private senior high schools or local technical schools.
The amount of students that are taking the senior high school entrance examinations is steadily increasing and as of the moment the city has around 30,000 students with Shenzhen hukou that are entering the senior high school and are also registered to get compulsory education.