State Council of the People's Republic of China

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State Council of the People's Republic of China

The highest administrative body in mainland China. The State Council directly oversees provincial governments and several government agencies. It indirectly supervises most other agencies through government departments. The State Council consists of the premier and the head of every department. In practice, the members of the State Council are also the senior leadership of the Communist Party of China.
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The Decision of the State Council on Reform and Development of Basic Education (Chinese State Council, 2001) says: "The solution about the reception of compulsory education for migrant children must be emphasized.
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Of them, approximately 28% were persons with disabilities (Deng, 1997; State Council, 1998).
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