Education ministry panel in Japan drafts rules clarifying that sex discrimination in university entrance exams is improper

National Apr 5, 2019

Education ministry panel in Japan drafts rules clarifying that sex discrimination in university entrance exams is improper

An education ministry panel has drafted common rules clearly stipulating that any gender-based discrimination in university admission exams is inappropriate. Other inappropriate admission-related practices cited by the rules, included in the panel's interim report announced Friday, include giving preferential treatment to specific applicants without rational ...

National Apr 18, 2014

Exam scoring errors turn up

by Masaaki Kameda

Tokyo's education bureau announced Friday it found more than 130 cases of scoring errors on high school entrance examinations for 2014 that resulted in erroneous rejections at four schools. According to an inquiry conducted at 216 public high schools, the bureau found 139 errors in ...