South Korean education system

Haeryun Kang
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Beyond the 99%: Alternative Education in South Korea

Nearly two decades have passed since the first challenges to South Korea’s predominantly state-driven education sprang up. Can alternative schools change the country’s oppressive education climate? Yesterday, over 600,000 high school seniors in South Korea took an exam notorious for its competitiveness, high stakes, and the

Se-Woong Koo
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An Assault Upon Our Children: South Korea's Education System Hurts Students

After my older brother fell ill from the stress of being a student in South Korea, my mother decided to move me from our home in Seoul to Vancouver for high school to spare me the intense pressure to succeed. She did not want me to suffer like my brother,