Students leap to death due to school pressure
In a tragic case, two high school students in Hunan Province committed suicide by leaping off the fifth floor of their dormitory building late on Monday night.
The two boys, You and Long, were in the first year of high school. According to a teacher from the Linli No.1 Middle School, they jumped off the building around midnight.
While investigating their deaths, police have found #suicide notes that they left behind. The notes apparently speak of the pressure that the two boys were under with regard to their courses. They also write about how their grades had not met their own and their parents’ expectations.
The report of their deaths has led to furious debates on social media in#China. Many are arguing that neither has this been the first such case nor will it be the last, unless serious steps are taken towards #education#reform.
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