Elementary School Kids Take Exams Outside in Smog (Photos)

    Some students were sitting or squatting on the ground. (qq.com)The children didn't have any desks, only chairs. (qq.com)Everyone was focused on the exam. (qq.com)

    The smog in China is extreme at the moment with an orange alert announced in Hebei Province on Oct. 9.

    A Weibo user posted these photos of kids at an elementary school in Handan taking their exams in the playground.

    The blogger, a teacher, said the school facilities are inadequate, and there wasn’t enough space for the children to sit the requisite distance apart to prevent cheating.

    Netizens looking at the photos commented about corruption among local officials, saying how heartless they must be.

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