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Provinces: schools lack funding

More than a dozen provincial Chinese governments have raised concerns over a lack of daycare spots and tight school funding in the wake of the recent education reform. The authorities of Guangdong, Zhejiang, and Henan had pointed out in evaluation reports on the local school system that public funds and teachers were lacking, business magazine Caixin reported. According to the report, the central and western Chinese provinces of Hunan, Anhui, Guangxi, and Qinghai had lower budgets for public education spending per student in some regions compared to 2019.

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