Study Finds Chinese Students Excel in Critical Thinking. Until College.

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By Javier C. Hernandez to The New York Times, Jul 30, 2016

BEIJING — Chinese primary and secondary schools are often derided as grueling, test-driven institutions that churn out students who can recite basic facts but have little capacity for deep reasoning.

A new study, though, suggests that China is producing students with some of the strongest critical thinking skills in the world.