Shanghai Teenager Battles Mao Policy That Bars Her From School

Shanghai Teenager Battles Mao Policy That Bars Her From School

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A couple rides along on a street in Pinggu, on the outskirts of Beijing. Zhan’s case has drawn attention to what former World Bank China chief Yukon Huang says is the need to overhaul the “hukou” registration system that traps many rural residents in poverty and stunts China’s development.