Chinese government to crack down on underground private tutoring market

The Chinese Ministry of Education issued a decree on Wednesday that said it would close loopholes used by some companies to circumvent the recent crackdown on the private tutoring industry.

The edicts were posted on the ministry’s websiteand said the government would “clean up unlicensed organisations or individuals who are providing after-school tutoring by calling their services ‘consulting’, ‘home economics’, ‘live-in teachers’ or ‘crowdfunded private tutors’”.

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