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ERIC Number: ED371511
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993-Jun
Pages: 71
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Asia Regional Study of Children with Special Educational Needs: Japan Case Study.
Narita, Shigeru; Ohashi, Toshihiro
This report identifies approaches to providing for children with special educational needs in Japan. The report covers the following topics: the historical background of Japan's special educational system, compulsory education, centralization and teacher autonomy, number of children served in regular and special schools, classroom management, dropout rate, curriculum and instruction, parent-financed institutions, services for children with reading difficulties, transition of upper secondary school students and employment, disabled individuals in the community, social status of teachers and teacher education, teacher salaries, financing special education, educational computing in schools, and issues for the future and recommendations. Twenty-six figures present data on number of children served in special schools and classes, costs of academic and nonacademic instruction, students employed after schooling, education cost per student, enrollment by school level and by sex, and other factors. Appendices describe special education institutions in Japan, the link between education and health, and the state of research and studies on special education. (Contains 35 references.) (JDD)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Japan