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Post time 2004-4-20 19:14:46 |Display all floors
Make-shift dim classrooms impair pupils' eyesight
(newsphoto)
Updated: 2004-04-20 15:17


Pupils have to study in make-shift classrooms in Shaoyang County, central China's Hunan Province April 20, 2004. Their school,constructed in the 1960s, was abandoned after being declared on the verge of collapse more than two months ago, but the villagers and the Xiahuaqiao town government in the poverty-stricken county could not afford to build a new school for the kids. Teachers say the eyesight of the pupils are deteriorating because they have to study in the wet and dim rooms. [newsphoto]

About 50 pupils have to share a 15-square-meter classroom, and they have to climb over the desks since there is no space for a passage. [newsphoto]  

The girl tries to read the blackboard in the dim classroom. [newsphoto]

The students enjoy the sunshine during breaks. [newsphoto]

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Post time 2004-4-21 12:42:27 |Display all floors

the government must support a good educational system!

The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future life.
Plato (427 BC - 347 BC), The Republic

The foundation of every state is the education of its youth.
Diogenes Laertius

The very spring and root of honesty and virtue lie in good education.
Plutarch (46 AD - 120 AD), Morals

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Post time 2004-4-21 19:07:25 |Display all floors

compassion for those children!

No words can express the compassion of my mind for those children as i read this article!
   as a matter of fact , millions of people in our country ,especially   in the countryside are still struggling with poverty. lack of protection of the rights and interests of women and children are all issues of  our country proportion . there, poverty surrounded people like a heavy smog, for someone, accustomed to their dismal environment , they brushed off daily injustices.............
   we all share one and the same planet, to fight and eliminate poverty is a major task facing our country today. it's very important for all human beings to accept a good education, it will redound to elevation of  diathesis of people, what's more ,it even can change a person's fate, everyone should have an equal opportunity  and right to accept good education.
   our government , the authorities concerned must take positive steps right now to guarantee the basic right of being educated can be actualized, the developed regions should help the developing regions by providing captial, transferring techology and conducting trade on equal terms, with a view to revitalizing their economy and improving their people's livelihood...........................
  i hope all children under the sun  have a happy childhood!

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