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Learning in a Box: Check Out Korea's 'Study Cube'

Liz Dwyer

Some Korean families are paying $2,200 for a Study Cube, "a tiny study room about the size of a large portable toilet." The creators say that once inside students will be able to "avoid distractions" caused by studying at libraries. The pressure on kids to excel in school often means parents go all-out to ensure success. But does this educational equivalent of blinkers for a horse go to far?

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