Chongqing issues "Ten strict prohibitions" for after-school Service to reduce the burden on Primary and Middle School students
Xinhua News Agency, Chongqing, 15 Nov (Reporter Ke Gaoyang) Primary and secondary schools comprehensively promote after-school service, strictly prohibit increasing the number of students doing homework, and strictly prohibit training in Mathematical Olympiad competitions in the name of after-school services. The Chongqing Municipal Education Commission, the Municipal Development and Reform Commission and other departments jointly issued on the 14th the guidance on comprehensively promoting the after-school service work for primary and middle school students (for trial implementation), and put forward the proposal to promote the after-school service work for primary and middle school students in an all-round way. At the same time, the establishment of after-school services "ten strict prohibition" for primary and secondary school students to reduce the burden.
Chongqing Municipality proposes that schools can carry out after-school services for students in the form of homework counseling, independent reading, style, science popularization, labor experience, safety drills, public welfare lectures, and legal publicity. In order to meet the urgent needs of the majority of students and parents. In reading primary and secondary school students and their parents according to the principle of voluntary participation, combined with their own actual choice whether to participate in after-school service guidance.
In terms of financial security, various districts and counties adopt financial subsidies, service charges and other ways to raise funds for after-school services, and at the same time reduce and reduce the after-school service expenses for poor households and children from low-income families. After-school service fees are mainly used to subsidize teachers and external staff participating in after-school services, to ensure that schools carry out after-school service expenses, to ensure that special funds are earmarked, and to publicize expenses on a regular basis.
In addition, in order to reduce the burden on students, Chongqing also stressed that after-school services for primary and secondary school students should strictly implement the "ten strict prohibitions", that is, it is strictly forbidden to organize and carry out after-school services against the wishes of students and parents. It is strictly forbidden to evolve the after-school service into collective teaching, collective supplementary lessons or Mathematical Olympiad competition training, to increase the amount of students' homework and to increase the burden of students' schoolwork, and to charge illegally and arbitrarily in the name of after-school service. In the name of after-school service, it is strictly forbidden for teachers and staff to participate in after-school service, and it is strictly forbidden for institutions and personnel with bad records to participate in after-school service. Institutions and individuals who have not been examined in accordance with the procedures are strictly prohibited to enter the school to provide after-school services; "hitchhiking" to carry out commercial activities during the after-school service period is strictly prohibited; it is strictly forbidden to provide school resources to social training institutions as business places in the name of carrying out after-school services. Districts, counties and schools that violate the relevant regulations will be interviewed, notified and criticized according to the seriousness of the circumstances, and the relevant personnel will be investigated for responsibility.