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    Education in North Korea

    by Nicole Fruge posted November 1, 2011
    A girl plays the piano inside the Changgwang Elementary School in Pyongyang, North Korea. —David Guttenfelder/AP

    A girl plays the piano inside the Changgwang Elementary School in Pyongyang, North Korea. —David Guttenfelder/AP

    Stuffed animals are used for biology classes at Changgwang Elementary School in Pyongyang, North Korea. —David Guttenfelder/AP

    Stuffed animals are used for biology classes at Changgwang Elementary School in Pyongyang, North Korea. —David Guttenfelder/AP

    David Guttenfelder, chief Asia photographer for the Associated Press, has made numerous reporting trips to North Korea. Earlier this year, he was granted unprecedented access to Pyongyang and areas outside the nation’s capital. His photographs offer a rare glimpse inside a North Korean school.