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May 3, 2016

80% of Kumamoto schools to resume classes Tuesday after quakes

About 80 percent of public schools in Kumamoto Prefecture will have resumed classes by May 10 after their buildings were damaged or used as evacuation centers after last month’s powerful earthquakes, local authorities said Tuesday. Of the 401 elementary, junior high and high schools ...

Mental support for kids begins in quake-hit Kumamoto

May 3, 2016

Mental support for kids begins in quake-hit Kumamoto

Schools in Kumamoto Prefecture have begun offering psychological support to children affected by the series of strong earthquakes in parts of central Kyushu last month. On Monday, the education board of the city of Kumamoto distributed to all city-run elementary and junior high schools ...