Hà Giang deals with wrongdoings in national high school exam

October 02, 2019 - 18:27
Three people were expelled from the Party.
A court charges suspects involving in the 2018 National High School Exam in September 18 in the northern mountainous province of Hà Giang.—VNA/VNS Photo Quyết Chiến

HÀ GIANG — Hà Giang Provincial Party Committee’s Inspection Commission announced on Tuesday the results of examinations into 151 people, including Party members, involved in serious wrongdoings in the 2018 National High School Exam cheating scandal that has earned public outrage.

Of those investigated, Trần Đức Quý, vice chairman of the provincial People's Committee and head of the steering committee for the national high school examination, and Vũ Văn Sử, former director of the provincial Department of Education and Training and chairman of the National High School Examination Council in 2018 in Hà Giang province, previously received warnings in June.

Hoàng Thị Trịnh, a staff of the provincial Police Department, also received a warning.

Three people were expelled from the Party, namely Lê Thị Dung, former deputy head of the Political Security Office under the province’s Police Department; Nguyễn Thanh Hoài and Vũ Trọng Lương, former head and deputy head of the Testing and Educational Quality Assurance Office under the province’s Education and Training Department.

A total 42 people were reprimanded, including Mai Quang Hùng, deputy head of the province’s Social Insurance Agency; Vàng Mí Chỏ, deputy chairman of the People’s Council of Đồng Văn District; and La Thị Thúy Chinh, head of Personal Organisation Office under the the province’s Education and Training Department.

Twenty-nine people were ordered to learn from their wrongdoings.

The provincial commission will report to the Party Central Committee's Inspection Commission for considering punishment for 12 people outside the management of the provincial commission.

Investigations into the other individuals are ongoing.

According to investigations, 309 test sheets of 107 students in Hà Giang were found to have inflated scores. The examination was taken by 5,400 Hà Giang students. In the top 11 students nationwide with highest scores, the province contributed three.—VNS