Comments on: Ruling party ends up back where it started with assistance for families http://blog.japantimes.co.jp/yen-for-living/ruling-party-ends-up-back-where-it-started-with-assistance-for-families/ How to make, save and spend money in Japan. Wed, 18 Feb 2015 03:29:48 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.2 By: Philip Brasor & Masako Tsubuku http://blog.japantimes.co.jp/yen-for-living/ruling-party-ends-up-back-where-it-started-with-assistance-for-families/comment-page-1/#comment-100998 Sun, 13 May 2012 06:52:07 +0000 http://blog.japantimes.co.jp/yen-for-living/?p=3516#comment-100998 You’re right. Tuition isn’t free at private schools, but in order to placate parents of private h.s. students when public high schools were made free two years ago the government decided to subsidize private tuition, which effectively makes it free for some low-income students.

http://www.mext.go.jp/english/elsec/1303524.htm

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By: Roo http://blog.japantimes.co.jp/yen-for-living/ruling-party-ends-up-back-where-it-started-with-assistance-for-families/comment-page-1/#comment-99991 Mon, 07 May 2012 05:51:49 +0000 http://blog.japantimes.co.jp/yen-for-living/?p=3516#comment-99991 “…the government has now made high school free for everyone, including students who attend private institutions.”

Is this right? I asked a few locals about it and they swear up and down it can’t possibly be the case.

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