A teacher of Chinese linguistics was punished for revealing
the score criteria and an examinee's composition for this year's college
entrance examination, or gaokao, after the exam was held, according to a notice from education examination authorities in Zhejiang province on Thursday.
Chen Jianxin, an associate professor in the Department of the Chinese
Language and Literature of Zhejiang University and the group leader for
scoring the compositions in this year's gaokao in Zhejiang, breached work discipline and was barred from future work related to the gaokao, pending further investigation.
Chen had previously aroused controversy for giving full marks to an examinee's composition.
Previous media reports said that Chen, as the head of scoring for the composition section of the gaokao
in Zhejiang, had offered tutorial lessons and published books on
writing better compositions, raising questions of fairness in the minds