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Scholars and educational policymakers are interested in identifying successful national school systems that might provide effective models of educational theory and practice for transfer to other nations. U.S. educators have been interested in the success Japan has had in a broad range of measures of academic achievement and school participation rates. This paper takes a comprehensive look at Japanese schools by defining their characteristics and comparing strengths and weaknesses of both U.S. and Japanese school systems. (BT)

Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Comparative Education, Educational Policy, Educational Practices, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, School Culture, Student Needs

Author: Shields, James J.

Source: https://eric.ed.gov/?q=a&ft=on&ff1=dtySince_1992&pg=7761&id=ED443743


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