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罗斯高:不只做旁观者

Commentary / March 12, 2015

财新记者 徐和谦

“他比中国人还中国人。”熟悉他的人这么说。

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Caixin Magazine: Scott Rozelle, Not Just a Spectator

News / March 12, 2015

"He’s more Chinese than Chinese people," say those who know him well.

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Rural School Principal Writes to Thank REAP

News / January 16, 2015

REAP's biggest goal is to connect action-based research with effective policy change that makes a meaningful difference in the lives of China's rural poor families.  Our recently completed Teacher Performance Pay project was designed with policy change in mind.

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The Economist: Family Planners, Enforcing with a Smile

News / January 10, 2015

An article in The Economist published on January 10th, 2015, explores the new direction taken by China's National Health and Family Planning Commission, focusing in particular on REAP's  Parenting Program as a part of this shift.

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REAP Researchers Named Top Cited Authors of Asia Pacific Journal of Education

News / December 3, 2014

The Asia Pacific Journal of Education named REAP researchers Drs. Renfuo Luo, Yaojiang Shi, Linxiu Zhang, Scott Rozelle, and Brian Sharbono top cited authors for the period from 2008 to 2012 for their paper, "Malnutrition in China's rural boarding schools: the case of primary schools in Shaanxi Province."  Published in 2009, this paper documented and analyzed the nutrional intake and malnutrition status of boarding and non-boarding students in western rural China. 

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REAP Launches Impact Evaluation Graduate Course at Shaanxi Normal University

News / November 24, 2014

In November and December of this year, REAP researchers are working with our partners at the Center for Experimental Economics in Education (CEEE) to teach a 5-week intensive graduate course on impact evaluation at Shaanxi Normal University.  CEEE aims to raise the quality and effectiveness of education policy and projects throughout China by not only conducting actionable research, but also educating the next generation of scholars on the importance of evidence-based action and the core principles and methodology of impact evaluation.

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REAP and Partner CEEE Become "Giving Partners" of TOMS Shoes, LLC

News / November 8, 2014

On November 1, REAP and REAP's partner organization, the Center for Experimental Economics in Education (CEEE) at Shaanxi Normal University, became official Giving Partners of TOMS Shoes, LLC.  TOMS adheres to a "One for One" philosophy, and is committed to donating one pair of shoes to a child in need for each pair of shoes purchased.  This partnership with TOMS is a novel attempt to deliver shoes to children in Shaanxi, Ningxia, Qinghai, Gansu, Guizhou, and other rural areas. 

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CEEE Holds Conference on Impact Evaluation in the Field of Education

News / November 8, 2014

From October 19th to 22nd, REAP's partner at Shaanxi Normal University, the Center for Experimental Economics in Education (CEEE), held a conference gathering representatives from 10 universities across China and more than 20 foundations, NGOs, and government education departments to exchange experiences regarding education development programs and impact evaluation in China.  Founded in January of 2014, CEEE aims to raise the quality and effectiveness of education policy and projects throughout China not only by conducting action research, but also by leading training sessions to help othe

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Former ambassador, political scientist McFaul to lead FSI

News / November 5, 2014

Michael McFaul, a Stanford political scientist and former U.S. ambassador to Russia, has been selected as the next director of the university’s Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies.

The announcement was made Wednesday by Stanford Provost John Etchemendy and Ann Arvin, the university’s vice provost and dean of research. McFaul will succeed Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar, who was nominated in July as an associate justice of the California Supreme Court and elected Tuesday.

McFaul takes the helm of FSI in January.

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China Education Daily Highlights REAP's Teacher Performance Pay Project

News / October 30, 2014

China Education Daily, a national newspaper published by the Department of Education with daily readership in the millions, published a feature article highlighting REAP research on teacher performance pay structures in rural China.  The article rapidly caught the attention of policymakers and educators across China and was widely circulated on a number of China's largest news media websites. 

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财新专栏12:改革中国式职业教育

Commentary / August 25, 2014

中国职高教育的质量连最低标准都达不到,未来有两个选择

 

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财新专栏12:改革中国式职业教育

Commentary / August 25, 2014

中国职高教育的质量连最低标准都达不到,未来有两个选择

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The Economist Presents REAP Research on Rural Secondary School Dropout

News / August 23, 2014
An article in The Economist published on August 23, 2014, on school dropouts in rural China cites REAP research on the matter. "In the past three decades China has made impressive gains in sending rural children to school. This has helped fuel its rise as a low-end manufacturing power. But the easy gains have been achieved. If the country is to create the 'knowledge economy' it says it wants, the government will have to change the way rural teenagers are educated and schools in the countryside are funded..."
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财新专栏 11:职业教育目标错误

Commentary / July 28, 2014

中国的职业教育只是为转瞬即逝的当下需求培训技术工人

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财新专栏 11:职业教育目标错误

Commentary / July 28, 2014

中国的职业教育只是为转瞬即逝的当下需求培训技术工人

 

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财新专栏10: 为什么辍学?

Commentary / June 30, 2014

中国农村每年有上百万初中生辍学,辍学原因已经清晰,难在如何改善

 

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财新专栏10: 为什么辍学?

Commentary / June 30, 2014

中国农村每年有上百万初中生辍学,辍学原因已经清晰,难在如何改善

 

    教育, 尤其是中学阶段的教育,被认为是促进一个国家经济发展最重要的推动力之一。“二战”以来从中等收入转型到高等收入的大部分国家,经济发展恰与中学高入学率 一致。但中国则不然。尤其在农村,贫困地区学生完成中学教育的人数比例很低,只有不到40%学生上了高中。在城市,这个比率是90%。

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REAP Featured on CNN's Think Like a Freak

News / June 5, 2014

REAP's Gansu eyeglasses project was featured on CNN's Global Public Square, a program that invites international thinkers and leading journalists to discuss global issues .

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Stanford Scope Reports on REAP's Solutions to Childhood Anemia

Blog / June 3, 2014

REAP's efforts on childhood anemia were featured in an article in Scope, an award-winning medical blog produced by writers at Stanford University School of Medicine.

"How can health and nutrition education needs in rural China be addressed? Start by examining infant-feeding practices.

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Tackling Malnutrition Among China's Rural Babies

News / May 29, 2014
FSI's Rural Education Action Program finds that half of rural babies in China are anemic, and many have cognitive and motor skill delays. A nutritional intervention program cut anemia rates substantially.
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