Korean Kids Spell Slowdown as Tiger Moms Scrimp for Tutor Fees

Korean Kids Spell Slowdown as Tiger Moms Scrimp for Tutor Fees

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Children attend English class with a teacher at Jung Chul English Institute in Seoul. By clamping down on extra-curricular teaching, the government aims to narrow the gap between schools and reduce the incentive for parents to spend money on extra tuition to get their children into the best places.