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SKorea's $4 Million Teacher

The Wall Street Journal | AMANDA RIPLEY | Posted 08.04.2013 | World

Kim Ki-hoon earns $4 million a year in South Korea, where he is known as a rock-star teacher—a combination of words not typically heard in the rest ...

Behind the Curtains of Korean Education

Alex Reichert | Posted 08.13.2013 | Impact
Alex Reichert

At the possible expense of an enjoyable childhood, Koreans have earned their spot in the rankings. And we must realize that we cannot successfully emulate such a system without emulating the culture as well.

Desire For U.S. Education Means Breaking Up Families For Sake Of School

AP | ALAN SCHER ZAGIER | Posted 04.02.2012 | Education

COLUMBIA, Mo. -- As American teenagers go, Sally Kim is pretty typical. She's crazy about singer Bruno Mars and the Plain White T's rock band, spends ...

Robots Teach English In South Korea

Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

In South Korea, where certified English teachers are scarce, the government has developed a unique approach to meet students' needs: robot teachers. ...

Dongguk University, Korean University, Begins Legal Fight With Yale

The New York Times | JOHN SCHWARTZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A major Korean university is engaged in a heated legal battle with Yale University, bringing a culture preoccupied with honor into a clash with bare-k...