Ten cities in Korea have recently changed their high school system from "sorting" to "mixing" where students are assigned regardless of their academic abilities. We report that the number of high school graduates entering top universities has significantly decreased after the change.
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We are deeply indebted to the undergraduate students of Yonsei University who helped us in surveying the high schools. Also the financial aid from Yonsei Global 5-5-10 Research Fund is gratefully acknowledged.
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Economics and Econometrics