10 Things About Japan’s Education System that you didn’t Know

#8. The school attendance rate in Japan is about 99.99%.

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Probably all of us have played truant at least once in our life. However, Japanese students don’t skip classes, nor do they arrive late for school. Moreover, around 91% of pupils in Japan reported that they never, or only in some classes, ignored what the teacher lectured. How many other countries can boast such statistics?