Living as a primary school student in South Korea: “I got two wrong answers on the math test. I was distressed. I was thinking about jumping out of the apartment, but I felt sorry for my mom.” That was what a girl in second grade casually said in an interview (ko) with an education TV channel. The post shows the stress of young students about studying and netizens’ reactions on the bulletin (ko).

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