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PRICE Manual of Procedures

Chinese children have among the highest rates of myopia in the world.
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Assessing & Improving the Quality of Higher Education

An International Comparative StudyUniversity attendance is increasing around the world, but are graduates learning the essential skills required to succeed in the workforce and grow the economy...
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Assessing and Credentialing Vocational High Schools

 Problem Vocational high schools in China serve as an alternative to academic high school and typically provide two years of in-the-classroom training and a one-year, school-supervised, on-the-job...
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Learning Through Reading

Evaluating the Impact of Extracurricular Reading Programs on Student Learning Problem Reading is the heart of the education mission in most countries in the world.
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Training for the Future

Evaluating National Teacher Training Programs in Rural China Problem China's rural students lag far behind their urban counterparts in academic achievement.  If rural students lack necessary...
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Increasing High School Matriculation

China has shown incredible progress in the last several decades in expanding access to education.
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Teacher Performance Pay

Designs for Teacher Incentives: A Search for the Best Teacher Performance Pay System in Rural China Problem Students in rural schools in China are falling behind.
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Poor Parenting and Developmental Delays in Rural China

Stanford researchers find that the vast majority of parents in rural China don’t talk to, or interact with their young children, hindering development of vocabulary and language skills.
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Upscaling CAL: Can a Prefecture Run CAL Alone?

We tested whether prefectural education officials can manage CAL programs independently.
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Anatomy of an Intervention

Looking “under the hood” of a major policy experiment The 2012-2013 Seeing is Learning project involved many moving parts and required plenty of work.
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Vision Care Training Materials

  During our Seeing Is Learning Program, we have used a number of instructional materials to inform children, caregivers, and teachers about vision problems and the importance of seeking vision...
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Role of Teachers in Boosting Eyeglasses Wear

Teachers are often the crucial link Overcoming children’s hesitancy to wear glasses is a major challenge in moving forward toward a national vision care plan.
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What About Eye Exercises?

   A common misconception among parents, teachers, and school administrators is that eye exercises (yan bao jian cao) protect vision and slow the progression of myopia.
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Impact of Wearing Glasses on Myopia Progression

When we ask local officials and educators about eyeglasses, many tell us that they believe wearing glasses actually causes myopia (nearsightedness) to progress faster. Is this true?
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Role of Subsidies in the Provision of Care

What does it take to boost uptake rates of vision care services? Does care need to be subsidized?
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The Role of Teachers in Visual Acuity Screening

To deliver quality vision care to rural students, we trained teachers to conduct vision screenings in their schools.
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Building a Blueprint for Change

Our research has shown that the vision care system in rural China needs radical revision.
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Guaranteed Financial Aid for College

Problem When all expenses are added up, university costs in China can reach 10,000 to 12,000 yuan per year.
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Standardized Patients

In the past decade, China has rolled out a large number of reforms and invested heavily in providing care for the more than 600 million Chinese that live in rural areas and migrant communities....
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Keeping Kids in School

In China's developed urban areas, up to 80 percent of students are accepted into universities.
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Technology and Human Capital _ Migration

One often hears that China has the largest online population in the world.
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Nutrition, Health and Education _ Migration

Check out our latest work on:     > Baby Nutrition        > Uncorrected Vision         > Intestinal Worms        > Text Messaging for Health Health & Education: What's the Link...
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Quality of Rural Refractionists

We tested the quality and accuracy of eye exams performed by rural clinicians as part of our efforts to provide vision care to students throughout China.
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Seeing is Learning - Access to Vision Care: Rural vs. Urban

Eyeglass ownership among migrant children is as low as it is with rural children REAP’s research on uncorrected vision in both rural and urban settings reveal a high percentage of China’s rural and...
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People

Grant Miller Senior Fellow Associate Professor, Medicine (CHP/PCOR)
Scott Rozelle Senior Fellow
Prashant Loyalka Center Fellow
Di Mo Postdoc Fellow
Huan Wang Visiting Student Researcher
Tao Li Affiliate
Yingquan Song Affiliate
Xiaobing Wang Research Associate, REAP-China
Fang Lai Affiliate
Junxia Zeng Affiliate
D. Scott Smith Affiliated Faculty
Linxiu Zhang Director, REAP-China