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On Incentives and Education

December 30, 2009

One story from the Joongang Daily brought a laugh – and a tear. Hat tip to the idiots’ collective for writing a good post as well:

The Education Ministry said yesterday that applicants to foreign language high schools who say they received private education or tutoring will be disadvantaged.

The move is the ministry’s latest effort to address concerns that changes in the foreign language high schools admission process will further overheat the private education market.

Let’s point out the obvious flaw of logic in the first paragraph: “applicants…who say they received private education or tutoring…”.

Click Here for the Full Story (Source: Chris in South Korea)

Editors Note: This is another great write up from Chris.  Chris writes a lot about the issues we face in teaching English and also covers other interesting parts of  life in Korea.

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