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Global Voices: Why Poverty?--Education Education

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Watch Thursday, January 29, 2015 at 6pm on WORLD.

In China, education is considered the only way out of poverty. But as the nation’s higher education system largely being privatized by for-profit companies, the future for millions of students is bleak. College is less accessible to Chinese youth than ever before, and without it, they are often shut out of well-paid employment opportunities. What will it mean for coming generations and the future of the nation? 

Global Voices: Education Education is a part of the series Why Poverty?, which is aimed at raising awareness of poverty around the world.

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