TOKYO — Seventy percent of Japanese prefectural boards of education say schooling will be limited in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, despite the government’s lifting of the state of emergency, a Nikkei survey has found.
Japan lifted the state of emergency in all prefectures on Monday, as the spread of the novel coronavirus has slowed. The survey was conducted between May 22 and 26 as high schools prepare to resume classes nationwide in June.
The majority of school boards said measures to prevent disease, such as staggered attendance, will impose restrictions on students. Japanese schools have been closed for