Are regulations increasing dropouts in Japan?

06/16/2013 | Mainichi (Japan), The

Officials say that some students who are dropping out of high school in Japan have a desire to continue learning, but they are unable to because of government-imposed transfer rules. Data show that some students eligible to transfer to high school have a difficult time adjusting to the school culture or environment. The head of a nonprofit that supports such students says many of them having trouble with classmates or school clubs sought transfers but were denied.

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