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Following the quiet closure of 51 of its Coco Juku English-language schools across Japan on March 31, Nichii Gakkan Co. said Wednesday it plans to offer refunds to students and transfer teachers to other divisions at the company to ensure they still have jobs.

Nichii Gakkan, based in Chiyoda Ward, Tokyo, wrote in a statement that it made the decision to close most of the language schools as they were deemed unlikely to turn a profit within a certain period of time.

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