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Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jan 24, 2023
Nagasaki Prefecture ordered to pay damages to U.S. woman over harassment
A Nagasaki court ordered the local government to pay ¥500,000 to an American woman who said she had suffered mental anguish due to sexual harassment by a vice principal and a male colleague.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jan 22, 2023
How does the cost of Japan's international schools compare with the rest of Asia?
The price of tuition has declined over the past few years, although enrollment in Tokyo will still set parents back a median cost of over $15,000.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jan 21, 2023
Some fret COVID-19 downgrade is too quick, fearing more infections
Restaurants, shop operators, travel agencies and airlines welcomed the decision to reclassify the coronavirus, with some even calling it overdue.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jan 17, 2023
Environment education that connects all the dots
Currently, students in Japan are taught the facts, but not necessarily how they are linked to political and social changes around the world.
Japan Times
MORE SPORTS
Jan 15, 2023
More youth sports move to ban angry coaches at tournaments
Officials overseeing volleyball, baseball and soccer have introduced events intended to shield younger players from abuse and change the mindset of instructors.
Japan Times
WORLD / Crime & Legal
Jan 8, 2023
Seattle schools sue Big Tech over youth mental health crisis
The suit appears to be the first of its kind in the U.S. brought by a school district, following similar claims filed last year by scores of families.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jan 2, 2023
Classes in the metaverse: Program aims to help children who refuse to attend school
Some municipalities have begun to recognize online learning as an alternative to going to school.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Dec 25, 2022
'Work without limits': Japan's teachers battle for change
Educators say they are reaching a breaking point regarding overwork, and some have challenged the issue through lawsuits.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Society
Dec 23, 2022
Over half of Japan's junior high school teachers work beyond overtime guidelines
'While there is an improving trend overall, we need to continue to promote efforts to reform working styles,' an education ministry official said.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Dec 13, 2022
Juvenile delinquency in Japan increased during COVID-19 school closures
For the whole of 2021, the total number of recognized criminal offenses, excluding driving incidents resulting in deaths or injuries, stood at 568,104, down 7.5% from 2020.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Dec 10, 2022
Japan to draw up legislation to ensure sex criminals can't find work in schools
The legislation is set to be submitted to the regular session of parliament as early as 2024.
Japan Times
CARTOONS / ZERO GRAVITY
Dec 3, 2022
Roger Dahl on the annual back to school blues
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Nov 30, 2022
Ex-student awarded damages over high school rule that banned dating
The Tokyo District Court ruled the admonishment by Horikoshi High School was unlawful, saying it was beyond educational discretion and it effectively forced the woman to drop out of school.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Nov 30, 2022
Education ministry eases guidance on coronavirus measures for school lunches
The ministry also asked local governments to give school lunch-related guidance and instructions based on the infection situation and other circumstances in each region.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Society
Nov 29, 2022
Japan faces long, difficult road to promote inclusive education
Some children with disabilities are required to go to school with an escort or guardian, while others must have a helper sit with them in classes.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Nov 28, 2022
Tokyo holds English speaking test for high school applicants
It marked the first time in Japan that a test developed by a private company has been used to assess students' entry into public high schools.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Nov 17, 2022
Trial of English speaking test for Tokyo high schools faces opposition
Some parents and experts are demanding that the test be called off due to a perceived need for more transparency on who will score it and the standard for deducting points.
Japan Times
JAPAN / FOCUS
Nov 1, 2022
Despite uncertain future, Ukrainian children slowly adapt to Japanese schools
With the end of the war and the length of their time in Japan unclear, parents are facing a tough decision on how strongly to have their children embrace the study of Japanese.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Society
Oct 30, 2022
Japanese schools and companies make efforts to demystify menstruation
The topic is being broached more regularly due to organizations wanting to help women navigate their lives around their cycles.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Society
Oct 30, 2022
Nearly half of Japan's LGBTQ teens have considered suicide: survey
LGBTQ teens were 3.8 times more likely consider suicide, yet over 90% said they couldn't talk about their sexuality with parents, guardians or teachers.

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