Sep 20, 2013

Censorship by education boards

It is extremely regrettable that boards of education are actively censoring history textbooks that have been approved by the ministry of education.

School's special phys ed slots axed

Jan 23, 2013

School's special phys ed slots axed

Special slots for physical education majors will no longer be offered at Osaka’s Sakuranomiya Senior High School, based on a recomendation Mayor Toru Hashimoto made after it was revealed that the captain of the school’s basketball team hanged himself after he was repeatedly beaten ...

Jan 18, 2013

Coach linked to suicide beat another student

The 47-year-old basketball coach at Osaka’s Sakuranomiya Senior High School whose beating of the team’s 17-year-old captain allegedly prompted the youth to kill himself last month slapped another boy the face repeatedly in 2008 during practice for a sports festival, the city board of ...