Elementary, Middle School Students Not to Be Allowed to Study Overseas
Elementary and middle school students are still banned from studying abroad, as the government yesterday announced a liberalization plan applying only to middle school graduates and high school students.
Under the plan, those who finish middle school or attend high school will be free to go abroad for study from next month.
The Ministry of Education made public an amendment to the regulation governing overseas study for school children, adding that the new guidelines will be enforced in September, after getting approval from the meeting of Cabinet ministers.
The liberalization measure is in stark contrast with the ministry's earlier plan to allow all …
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Publication information: Article title: Elementary, Middle School Students Not to Be Allowed to Study Overseas. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: Korea Times (Seoul, Korea). Publication date: August 4, 2000. Page number: Not available. © Not available. COPYRIGHT 2000 Gale Group.
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