Inclusive Education in China: From Policy to Implementation to On the Ground Experiences

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Helen McCabe https://orcid.org/0000-0001-5692-186X
Tian Jiang https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0616-0921

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inclusion, inclusive education, policy, China

Abstract

Inclusive education rights in China are increasing, yet gaps remain between policy and practice. Increasing access to inclusion (suiban jiudu) is important. To understand policy implementation, this qualitative study examined how families experience the schooling of their children with disabilities. Results demonstrate that children’s rights to inclusive education are recognized, though a stronger support system is still needed.

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