British minister resigns amid bullying allegations

Nov 29, 2015

British minister resigns amid bullying allegations

A British government minister resigned on Saturday over allegations that bullying by a party activist he appointed was a key factor in the suicide of another young activist. Grant Shapps, international development minister and a former Conservative party chairman, had in 2014 appointed Mark ...

Aug 30, 2015

15% of Tokyo high schoolers bullied on Internet, survey shows

Some 15 percent of 3,222 high school students in Tokyo have been insulted or had personal information leaked by others over the Internet, according to poll results recently released by the Tokyo Metropolitan Board of Education. “A growing number of children are using the ...

Public schooling is a two-way street

| Jul 1, 2015

Public schooling is a two-way street

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Earlier this year, a reader wrote to The Japan Times in response to an education feature on schooling options for the children of non-Japanese parents. The reader wanted to know more, but the earlier feature was unfortunately curtailed by space. The questions he had ...