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The $4 Million Teacher

South Korea's students rank among the best in the world, and its top teachers can make a fortune. Can the U.S. learn from this academic superpower?.

 

"Kim Ki-hoon earns $4 million a year in South Korea, where he is known as a rock-star teacher—a combination of words not typically heard in the rest of the world. Mr. Kim has been teaching for over 20 years, all of them in the country's private, after-school tutoring academies, known as hagwons. Unlike most teachers across the globe, he is paid according to the demand for his skills—and he is in high demand..."

 

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324635904578639780253571520.html?mod=WSJ__MIDDLENexttoWhatsNewsTop

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The high-income private tutors are cery normal across Asia countries.

 

Minhong Yu from China, founder of EDU , even made more money than this back when he started.

 

In Thailand, I think the highest-income tutor who teachs chemistry made more than $10 million a year and it is just the sole tutor with video recording that students pay for.

 

The Asia students want  to get into top universities so they study overtime and enroll in tutor school.

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