China News Service, Beijing, October 23 (Reporter Li Jingze and Liang Xiaohui) The 31st meeting of the Standing Committee of the 13th National People's Congress voted on the 23rd to pass the Family Education Promotion Law.
The new law will come into effect on January 1, 2022.
The law clarifies that the parents or other guardians of minors are responsible for the implementation of family education.
The state and society provide guidance, support and services for family education.
In response to the "double reduction" requirement of reducing the burden of students’ homework and off-campus training in compulsory education, the law stipulates that local people’s governments at or above the county level should strengthen supervision and management, reduce the burden of students’ homework and off-campus training in compulsory education, and smooth school-family communication Channels to promote the coordination of school education and family education.
Parents or other guardians of minors shall reasonably arrange the time for minors to study, rest, entertainment and physical exercises to avoid increasing the burden of minors’ studies and prevent minors from indulging in the Internet.
Guo Linmao, Director of the Social Law Office of the Legal Work Committee of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress, pointed out that the law changes the situation where the family is only an extension of the student’s classroom and the parents are only the assistants of the school teacher. Liberation, and truly realize the mutual cooperation of school education and family education.
To promote the healthy growth and all-round development of minors to provide more adequate and powerful legal protection.
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