China's College-Exam Graders Suspected of Taking Bribes to Inflate Scores

Taking an entrance exam in Guiyang, China Photograph by Imaginechina/AP Photo

In theory, China’s standardized college-entrance examination, the gaokao, serves to level the playing field, rewarding only academic aptitude and giving rich and poor an equal opportunity to further their education. In reality, there are many ways to game the system.

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