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So What Happened to Mark Zuckerberg’s Money that He Gave to Newark Schools?

» by May 13th, 2014 at 9:08 pm » Comments (20)

How come I am not surprised at all by this news? In the fall of 2010, Mark Zuckerberg announced on Oprah that he'd be making a generous gift to Newark, New ...more »

Tweet of the Day: Busan School Readies for TEDx

» by March 20th, 2014 at 4:48 pm » Comments (0)

Busan International Foreign School Readies for TEDx Youth April 19th - Busan Haps http://t.co/TGSvU6ez5U— Busan Haps Magazine (@BusanHaps) March 20, 2014 more »

Korean Government Seeks To Close Universities and Reduce the Number of College Students

» by March 10th, 2014 at 9:50 pm » Comments (3)

This is what happens when such an emphasis is put on everyone having to go to college whether they should or not: From the school’s entry gate all the way to ...more »

Tweet of the Day: Never to Old to Learn

» by February 5th, 2014 at 4:47 pm » Comments (0)

Academic triumph of 82-year-old woman http://t.co/o1c3594EsQ #southkorea— 코리아헤럴드 Korea Herald (@TheKoreaHerald) February 5, 2014 more »

Tweet of the Day: South Korea’s Education System Decompression

» by October 28th, 2013 at 3:52 pm » Comments (0)

South Korea’s education system: The great decompression | The Economist http://t.co/TOtue7Pn3L— Daniel Pinkston (@dpinkston) October 26, 2013 more »

Tweet of the Day: Korean Teachers Rank 4th In Respect

» by October 8th, 2013 at 3:58 pm » Comments (2)

Korean teachers rank 4th in respect: study http://t.co/W4V1xhiabe #southkorea— 코리아헤럴드 Korea Herald (@TheKoreaHerald) October 6, 2013 more »

Kim Ki-hoon, Korea’s Million Dollar Teacher

» by August 3rd, 2013 at 6:02 am » Comments (10)

The Wall Street Journal has an article published about the Korean educational system and the hagwons that parallel it.  One of the people profiled in the article is Kim Ki-hoon ...more »

Tweet of the Day: Should Korean Schools Do Away With Testing?

» by June 19th, 2013 at 3:29 pm » Comments (0)

Are students better off without tests? http://t.co/s5CEuc17XT #southkorea— 코리아헤럴드 Korea Herald (@TheKoreaHerald) June 19, 2013 more »

Corporal Punishment Banned In Korean Schools

» by May 8th, 2013 at 4:10 am » Comments (24)

Just in case anyone working in a hagwon sees this happen, corporal punishment is illegal: By Nam Hyun-woo Education authorities will crack down on “hagwon” or private institutions allowing their teachers to ...more »

Congress Restores Funding for US Military Tuition Assistance Programs

» by March 22nd, 2013 at 5:43 pm » Comments (10)

The popular tuition assistance benefit has been restored by Congress after being cut due to sequestration: Congress will force military officials to reinstate tuition assistance funding for the rest of the ...more »

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