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MATSUE, Shimane Pref. (Kyodo) The town of Ama on Nakanoshima Island, one of the Oki Islands in Shimane Prefecture is trying to battle depopulation by enriching its educational offerings to bring young people back.

Because the island has no cram school or private tutors, the town has decided to establish a public cram school and invite students from other areas to come study.

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