Schoolboy heroes to sit gaokao a month late

Updated: 2014-06-27 20:41


Schoolboy heroes to sit <EM>gaokao</EM> a month late

Liu Yanbing studies math questions with the help of a teacher ahead of his college entrance examination next month in Yichun, Jiangxi province, June 27, 2014. [Photo/IC]

Schoolboy heroes to sit <EM>gaokao</EM> a month late
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Liu Yanbing and Yi Zhengyong, labeled heroes after suffering injuries while protecting people on a bus in Yichun, Jiangxi province from a knife wielding assailant, missed the college entrance exam or gaokao in early June as they were still recovering.

After widespread publicity, the pair will be taking the exam on July 2 and 3 with 13 universities, including Tsinghuan University, Macau University of Science and Technology and Nanchang University, having already made them offers.

Xiao Hui, director of Jiangxi Education Examination Authority, said the brave young men would sit the exam by using backup question papers.


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