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South Korea’s Model Education System? Think Again


by Chris Duffy — May 23, 2012

Politicians and policy makers frequently cite South Korea’s education system as exemplary because of impressive test scores. However, a firsthand look indicates that a South Korean education might not be the best model after all.


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record, Date Published: May 23, 2012
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 16779, Date Accessed: 10/23/2017 4:11:18 AM

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  • Chris Duffy
    Edward W. Brooke Charter School
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    CHRISTOPHER DUFFY is a fifth-grade teacher at the Edward W. Brooke Charter School in Boston. He has a degree in English from Brown University and has taught internationally in Seoul, South Korea, and Athens, Greece.
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