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October 29th, 2010


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01:05 am - Future Reference: Everyone can go to college in Japan
For possible future use: link to Time.com article..

Japan:Class Dismissed

Simply put, there are fewer and fewer Japanese students to support a system that was built for heavier class loads. As a result, Japan's famously Darwinian educational environment, in which high school students crammed day and night so they could beat their peers on standardized tests and get into good universities, is fading. Instead, even average students now breeze into colleges that are becoming less selective about who fills their hallowed lecture halls. Educators have a phrase for this phenomenon: daigaku zennyu jidai, which literally means "an age when all are accepted to college."

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