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National News

Yokohama clears out nursery waiting lists


Officials at Yokohama City Hall said May 20 the city has reduced the number of children on nursery school waiting lists to zero as of April 1, meeting its 2010 target of doing so in three years.

City officials credited the reduction of the lists, which in 2010 reached 1,552 children aged under 5 — the longest of any municipality in Japan — mainly to efforts to increase the number of nursery schools by aggressively encouraging private companies to enter the business.

The city also promoted nonregistered day-care facilities that met the city's standards, which are somewhat more relaxed than the national standard. (Kyodo)



The Japan Times ST: May 31, 2013


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