Jan 9, 2016

Japan's largest textbook publisher violated pre-publication rule

Education ministry officials said Friday that Japan’s largest textbook publisher violated rules by showing an unapproved English textbook to teachers it paid, the latest in a series of revelations that have cast doubt over the fairness of the textbook selection process. According to the ...

Sanseido rapped after paying 11 principals to vet textbook

Oct 30, 2015

Sanseido rapped after paying 11 principals to vet textbook

Major publisher Sanseido Co. paid junior high school principals last year for feedback on an English textbook under government screening, despite rules prohibiting outside access, education officials said Friday. While Sanseido did not urge the 11 principals to adopt the textbook for use in ...