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American Journal of Educational Research. 2013, 1(7), 240-246
DOI: 10.12691/education-1-7-4
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A Statistical Analysis on the CEE (China) Grade Difference between Urban and Rural Candidates

Wu Cinan1

1Science college of Guizhou university, Guiyang, China

Pub. Date: August 07, 2013

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Wu Cinan. A Statistical Analysis on the CEE (China) Grade Difference between Urban and Rural Candidates. American Journal of Educational Research. 2013; 1(7):240-246. doi: 10.12691/education-1-7-4


This paper, based on the Guizhou’s data of recent years, is developed to reveal the difference in competitiveness between urban and rural candidates in the College Entrance Examination (CEE) of China. And Present the difference between urban and rural areas in different CEE subjects .After a complete analysis, which is based on solid data of CEE results, on the distributions and standard deviations of single-subject as well as total grades performed by each candidate category in both Arts and Science, and the correlation coefficients between each subject and the total grades, this paper concludes: Group differences exist in the overall performance; Outstanding differences exist in the grade constructions among different candidate groups, and the urban-rural contrast stands out in specific subjects. This paper also analyzes the corresponding relation of other statistical parameters concerning the CEE grades of both urban and rural candidates, and the relation between regional differences and CEE competitiveness. This paper also shows that if the direction of CEE reform is not taken properly, the candidate groups at a disadvantage in the current CEE system would probably be put in a worse position.

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