Tokyo to allow students to bring smartphones to school

National Jun 20, 2019

Tokyo to allow students to bring smartphones to school

Tokyo's Board of Education said Thursday it has decided to allow students at metropolitan junior high and high schools to bring their mobile electronic devices, including smartphones, to school. For elementary and junior high schools run by cities and other municipalities in the capital, the ...

Editorials Oct 27, 2013

Taketomi Town's prerogative

The education ministry has cherry-picked a provision of the Local Autonomy Law to try to justify its order to compel a town in the Yaeyama Islands to adopt a textbook for junior high schools.