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China's preschool enrollment rate reaches 85.2 pct

01 Mar 2021, 22:44 GMT+10

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BEIJING, March 1 (Xinhua) -- The gross enrollment rate in China's preschool education reached 85.2 percent last year, showed statistics from the Ministry of Education.

China had a total of 291,700 kindergartens last year that enrolled more than 48 million children, with nearly 85 percent of the children admitted to public-interest kindergartens, the ministry said Monday.

Public-interest kindergartens refer to public kindergartens or private ones that provide quality preschool education at affordable prices.

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