China's students take college-entrance exams amid challenges

06/8/2011 | Xinhuanet.com (China)

Officials in southern China say they are doing what they can -- following the region's droughts and floods -- to ensure students still can take college-entrance exams. The exams will be administered nationwide, beginning this week, to more than 9 million students. Students displaced by the disasters are being given temporary housing and food so they can continue to study. A ban on construction work at certain times also has been enacted to provide a quieter environment for students.

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