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Osaka’s new remote-learning policy leaves teachers strained and forces students to go to school

Logistical mishaps and contradicting guidelines hinder what could be one of the best ways to lower COVID-19 community transmission.

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Kyoto families angered by new policy forcing high school students to buy tablets at own expense

Kyoto’s mandate seems to be one of the most burdensome on families in light of national directives for equipping students with electronic devices.

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Japanese government workers punished for leaving work two minutes early

Staff say they just wanted to catch the bus home.

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Japanese high school teacher in hot water after forcibly giving male student a buzz cut

Both students and their parents have petitioned for his resignation.

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Kyoto Board of Education administers English test for teachers with disheartening results

Were the expectations for Japanese English teachers to high…two high…too high?
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