Ministry of Education: it is strictly prohibited to collect information about parents’ position and income

2022-06-11 0 By

The General Office of the Ministry of Education of China has issued a circular on Further Improving the Enrollment of Ordinary Primary and secondary schools.The notice explicitly forbids collecting information about parents’ positions and incomes.”Notice” to the primary and secondary school recruitment of students school work deployment, which requires scientific and reasonable delimit the around area, to establish permanent population school-age children compulsory education stage a baseline survey system, in accordance with the “scribing school enrolment, students admission to the nearest” goal request, for each designated limits the admissions area compulsory education school science.In places where educational resources are relatively balanced, the gradual implementation of single-school zoning is encouraged to reasonably stabilize enrollment expectations.In areas where educational resources are not balanced, multi-school zoning shall be actively and steadily promoted, and hot schools shall be divided into corresponding districts to promote a general balance of high-quality educational resources within the districts.The circular stressed that local governments should improve the registration system for compulsory education, and further standardize the collection of registration information in accordance with the principle of not providing materials or collecting information when necessary.Unnecessary proof materials such as pre-school education experience, family planning certificates, and proof of being older than normal school age will be eliminated.It is strictly forbidden to collect information about parents’ positions and income, and it is forbidden to use various apps and small programs to collect information about students at will.According to the circular, all localities should fully implement the policy of simultaneous enrollment of public private schools, and private compulsory education schools should give priority to meeting the enrollment needs of students in the county (district) where the school is located, and should not enroll students in cities divided into districts.We will further cut cross-regional enrollment plans for high-quality public and private regular high schools.The circular calls on local governments to improve the long-term mechanism of dropout control and school guarantee to ensure that all school-age children are enrolled.The documents of proof of admission and the time limit for the unaccompanied children shall be completely sorted out and cancelled, and no proof of unguardianship in the domicile place shall be required.We will earnestly implement the policy for those children who have moved with them to their places of residence to take the senior high school entrance examination, and properly provide services for those children who have moved with them to their places of residence to take the senior high school entrance examination.Source: