Extra! Korea

January 31, 2010

Your teacher might quit? Kidnap him

Filed under: crime, education — extrakorea @ 1:45 pm

You may recall the scandal involving the leaking of SAT (Scholastic Aptitude Test) answers, which since then has widened. In the latest development, an instructor who helped prepare students for the test was kidnapped, taken to a resort villa on the outskirts of Seoul, beaten, threatened with a knife, and finally, forced to sign a renewal contract.


  1. […] section of a post about something that I’ve blogged about, the ongoing scandal regarding the leaking of the SAT test. It sounds crazy… until you put it into perspective by remembering that, in some countries, Jose […]

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  2. […] crime, education — extrakorea @ 2:11 pm It looks like the current scandal involving the leaking of SAT answers is not the first of its kind. In 2007, the U.S.-based Educational Testing Service canceled the […]

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  3. […] More SAT arrests. One mother quoted as saying she would send her kid to any school that got the questions in advance (ie illegally.) […]

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