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ERIC Number: EJ610373
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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Alternative Education in Japan: A Brief Orientation.
Needle, Nat
Paths of Learning: Options for Families & Communities, n5 p41-45 Sum 2000
In Japan, not attending public school is stigmatized, and alternative education is in its infancy. Reviews free spaces, which are not schools, but places for traumatized students to recover; home schooling networks; government-approved independent alternative schools; alternative after-school programs; and innovative programs within the system. Describes traits of Japanese people that are conducive to developing alternative education. (TD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Japan