Drones have a new job in China: Catching cheating students

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Drones will be used to catch cheaters during China’s National College Entrance Exam (a.k.a. “Gaokao”) — a test that’s been called the world’s hardest exam.

Authorities in Luoyang, a city in the Chinese province of Henan will put newly developed anti-cheating drones to work during the two-day long exam, which is taken by up to 10 million Chinese students across the country, according to Edu People (Chinese).

In many parts of Asia, there’s extreme pressure for students to perform well on entrance exams. Pass and you will be on your way to university. Fail and you’ll have to settle for an inferior school, get a job instead of getting a college education or retake the exam in a year. Read more…

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