Technical schooling gets World Bank spur in China

The World Bank will supply China with $200 million in loans and credits, the first such aid since China joined the bank in May of last year. The aid is for a higher-education project designed to increase the number of science and engineering students at 26 Chinese universities from 92,000 to 125,000. The project will also introduce graduate degree programs, strengthen university management, and improve teaching a nd research.

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