Files vanished, young Chinese lose the future

There is a bizarre story out of China were dozens of Chinese students have seen their future wiped out by the disappearance of their manila folders containing their records. In China, these paper folders follow a student throughout his or her career with every achievement, score, and prospect for a college education. While Chinese officials say that the folders were lost in a move of an office to a floor above, reformers believe that corrupt officials sold the folders to the parents of underachieving students, who then use their records to secure valuable jobs and college entrance.

Read more on Jonathan Turley‘s blog. The original story is in the New York Times.

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