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ti▓me to play with friends.The Blue Book of Chil▓dren: The Annual Report on Children's Participation 2017, which was released on Thursday, also found almost a third of primary school children spend more than two hours on homework on school days▓, twice the maximum time recommended for that

age group by the Ministry of Education.The findings are based on a yearlong study ▓

beginning in September 2016 of 8,847 children in fifth g▓rade a

nd above. Respondents were spread across urban and rural areas in seven cities, including Beijing, Harbin and Guiyang.The center said the large number of hours spent studying has made child▓ren's participation in extrac


ersonal and professional

urricular activities "inadequate", with 68 percent hav

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