Did you know?: Juku, Japanese cram schools

Did you know?: Juku, Japanese cram schools

by Takahiro Takiguchi
Stripes Japan

To give their children an edge over the competition, many parents in Japan send their children to “juku,” or cram schools. The schools have been around for decades. There are more than 50,000 juku in Japan today and about 50-70 percent of students who plan to take entrance exams use them.



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