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S. Korea to Turn Key Elite Schools into General Ones by 2025

S. Korea to Turn Key Elite Schools into General Ones by 2025

SEOUL, Nov. 7 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea on Thursday announced a plan to transform three categories of elite high schools into general schools by 2025 to promote fairness in education and improve overall public education. The education ministry said autonomous private, foreign language and international high schools will be deprived of their status of [...]

Education Authorities Cancel Licenses for 8 Elite High Schools in Seoul

Education Authorities Cancel Licenses for 8 Elite High Schools in Seoul

SEOUL, Jul. 9 (Korea Bizwire) — The Seoul education office decided Tuesday to cancel licenses for eight out of 13 “autonomous private high schools” in Seoul, as the education authorities and the government push for scrapping the privileged category of schools and bringing equality to public education. The cancellation came after the eight high schools [...]