Students’ “eyes appeared dead,” devoid of happiness
Former Yale educator Se-Woong Koo has a great deal to say about public education in South Korea in today’s New York Times. While students in that nation top the rankings on international tests, they do so at a great cost. Se-Woong Koo says the students pay a stiff price in health and happiness, so much so that the students “eyes appeared dead” as they studied very seriously. Read the former Yale educator’s op-ed in today’s Times and consider whether South Korea’s system has an implications for the U.S. public education system today.