School’s out for S Korean kids

Government plans to reduce pressure on “least happy children in the developed world” by cancelling Saturday classes.

South Korea school children

The South Korean government has ordered schools to end Saturday classes from next year.

President Lee Myung-bak is hoping that the measure will give children more time to play and bond with their families.

But, as Al Jazeera’s Harry Fawcett reports from the capital, Seoul, parents are reluctant.

Source: Al Jazeera