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May 21, 2008

Foreign Elementary School Teachers Hired Full Time

In what is said to be a first in Japan, Akita's elementary schools will hire foreigners as full-time teachers from next April. The move is designed as a response to English lessons becoming a compulsory part of the elementary school curriculum.

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