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Japan Times
Apr 22, 2022
Larry Nassar abuse survivors seek $130 million over botched FBI investigation
The individuals say they suffered further abuse as a result of the FBI's failure to properly investigate Nassar after being made aware of some of the accusations against him.
Japan Times
Dec 14, 2021
Larry Nassar abuse survivors reach $380 million settlement
The deal ends the latest dark chapter in one of the biggest child-molestation cases in history.
Japan Times
Feb 27, 2021
Former gymnast Rachael Denhollander repeats call for USA Gymnastics to be decertified
Denhollander went public with her allegations of sexual abuse against Larry Nassar in 2016, prompting more than 350 other women to come forward.
Apr 12, 2018
USA Gymnastics sues insurance carriers amid Nassar lawsuits
USA Gymnastics is suing its insurance carriers, alleging that they haven't fully reimbursed it for defense costs incurred in lawsuits filed by victims of disgraced former sports doctor Larry Nassar.
Japan Times
Nov 23, 2017
USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar pleads guilty to criminal sexual conduct, faces 25-year sentence
Larry Nassar, the former USA Gymnastics team doctor, pleaded guilty in a Michigan court on Wednesday to seven counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct.
Aug 5, 2016
USA Gymnastics president denies not reporting coach sex abuse
USA Gymnastics president Steve Penny denied an Indianapolis Star report Thursday on the eve of the Rio Olympics saying organization leaders have failed to report sexual abuse by predator coaches.


The Japanese government updated its English education guidelines in 2017 to emphasize communication over grammar and memorization. Public school teachers are incredibly busy, however, which means schools haven’t been able to implement changes uniformly. Private and alternative schools are attempting to remedy this.
The language of opportunity: Bilingual education is on the rise in Japan