Dec 19, 2015

Japan's woeful school funding

Japan's consistently and shockingly poor level of educational spending is being ignored by the central government and education ministry.

Oct 24, 2015

Truancy rate increases again

The education ministry must do a better job in reducing truancy by addressing the needs of students who don't fit the standard system.

Oct 10, 2015

Raise nursery school salaries

Increasing pay for preschool teachers would be a vital step in getting more women into the labor force, in particular by increasing capacity at nursery schools so more mothers could work.