Closure of migrant schools in China sparks anguish

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  • Thursday, 18 Aug 2011

BEIJING (Reuters) - China has shut down 24 schools for the children of migrant workers in Beijing forcing more than 14,000 students to drop out, state media said, sparking anger among parents who say they face discrimination.

Local officials told the migrant schools that they had not met safety and hygiene standards.

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