Students all over China will be taking the Gaokao, an intense, three-day college entrance examination, beginning today. This annual test decides whether high school graduates will secure a spot in a top Chinese university. This year, 80,241 students will take the exam in Beijing, according to the China Daily. To make Gaokao run smoothly, the Beijing Municipal Commission of Education is encouraging residents to take public transportation to ensure that students arrive on time for their exam.
Read the full China Daily article here.
To read more about Gaokao, check out this earlier beijingkids post.