CHINA Tibet funds nearly 3.8b yuan for students in 2019

CHINA

Tibet funds nearly 3.8b yuan for students in 2019

Xinhua

17:58, May 07, 2020

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LHASA -- Southwest China's Tibet autonomous region poured nearly 3.8 billion yuan ($535 million) in funding students of the region in 2019, up 11.38 percent compared with the levels of the previous year, regional authorities said.

Nearly 2 million people benefited from the funds, up 14.56 percent compared with the number in 2018, the regional department of education revealed in a statement.

These students were from various educational stages, including preschool and higher education levels.

The statement said the region has built a funding system covering all educational stages of public and private schools. All students from families with financial difficulties have also been covered by the system.

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