junior high school
March 20, 2013
Ever since she was a young girl growing up in Utsunomiya, Tochigi Prefecture, Ritsuko Kenmoku had a thirst for knowledge. She loved going to school.
February 02, 2013
An independent committee investigating the suicide of a 13-year-old junior high school student in Otsu who was brutally bullied by classmates has released a report criticizing...
August 05, 2012
The percentage of Japanese high school girls and female college students who have had sex dropped for the first time in 38 years, a survey released on Aug. 4 found.
June 02, 2012
For his latest film, director Eisuke Naito shot "Sensei wo ryuzan saseru kai" (Let's make the teacher have a miscarriage club) because he wanted to bring out what was important ...
May 25, 2012
The pioneers of hip-hop on the streets of New York probably never imagined that their cutting-edge stylings would become part of the compulsory curriculum in Japanese junior...
March 23, 2012
A policy of making Japanese martial arts mandatory in junior high schools is prompting growing safety concerns among teachers and parents.
March 23, 2012
Private junior high schools for girls are teaching the proper ways to bow and other forms of etiquette to prepare for the mandatory introduction of martial arts programs at...
October 25, 2011
As junior high school student Yu Maeda stood atop a 10-meter high coastal levee in Iwate Prefecture that the tsunami swept over on March 11 and looked out over the devastated...
September 10, 2011
Nearly 40 percent of the 56 elementary and junior high schools in Iwate, Miyagi and Fukushima prefectures, hardest hit by the March 11 disaster, did not specify evacuation...
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