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Failing Grades

March 11, 2010

Once again Seoul ranked at the bottom of a nation-wide standardized test measuring elementary, middle and high school students’ academic achievement.

Except for Gangnam, Mok-dong and Junggye – districts where parents spend a lot on private cram schools – Seoul’s middle and high schools had the highest percentage of students who failed to meet the basic achievement level in Korean, English, mathematics, science and social studies. Sixth-grade students, third-year middle school students and first-year high school students participated in the testing.

Click Here for the Full Story (Source: The Korean Herald)

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