Suicides Among Young Students Linked to Exam-Based Education System

According to the 2014 Annual Report on China’s Education, a leading cause of suicide among elementary and middle school students is pressure from China’s exam-based education system. Here are the feelings of the Chinese people.

“Kids will kill themselves over anything nowadays.”
“But without exams, how will we reduce a student’s personal worth to a number?”
“This is ridiculous. Suicide is precisely the out-of-the-box thinking the educational system should be encouraging!”

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