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Japan Makes Controversial School Curriculum Change

AP | MARI YAMAGUCHI | Posted 01.28.2014 | World

TOKYO (AP) — The Japanese government announced Tuesday it is revising official teaching manuals to emphasize Japan's territorial rights to islands t...

The Global Search for Education: Japan

C. M. Rubin | Posted 11.20.2013 | Impact
C. M. Rubin

Many consider Japanese primary and junior secondary level education to be exceptional, yet Manabu Sato believes the quality of his country's senior secondary and higher education is questionable.

The Global Search for Education: In Search of Professionals Around the World

C. M. Rubin | Posted 08.06.2012 | Education
C. M. Rubin

Andreas Schleicher weighs in on what the US and other nations can learn from some of the high performing education systems that are doing this.

Japan Schools Hold Bittersweet Graduation Ceremonies

The Huffington Post | Jessica Prois | Posted 11.29.2011 | Education

A number of schools in Japan have become refugee camps and even morgues. But a sense of normalcy took over for a few hours at some schools recently, ...