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June 04, 2008

Government Panel Wants English From 3rd Grade or Earlier

A government panel on English education has come down in favor of English education in elementary schools. The panel's draft report recommends that elementary schools start English education by the third grade at the latest. The panel also discussed setting target scores for English proficiency using test such as Eiken or TOEIC at various levels in elementary,junior high,high school,and universities.

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