Price of Bribe in China to Gain Admission into Elite School

A woman reported to the media that she was forced to pay a bribe of $4,800 to enroll her daughter into an elementary school in the Chinese capital city of Beijing.

The price of a bribe for high school is even higher, according to state media.The reported bribery rate that parents are paying for admission to a renowned high school linked to a top university in Beijing is between $80,000 to $130,000.

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Source: “Culture of bribery spreads in China’s schools,” Today Online, November 23, 2012.