cram school


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cram school

n.
A school, especially in Japan, with an accelerated curriculum that prepares students for university entrance examinations.
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Its website says 16,000 of its students have gained admission to IITs, more than any other cram school.
Abdullah, who runs a cram school and private English school, lived a happy life for 23 years in Kesennuma City (390 km north of Tokyo) until the March 11 quake and tsunami devastated the city.
Using a nationally representative sample in Taiwan, this study found that for after-school academic-related activities, on average, eleventh graders in Taiwan spent about 2 hours per day on homework, more than 4 hours per week on academic-enrichment programs provided by their schools, and less than 3 hours per week on private cram school programs.
The three other candidates are Shoji Murakami, 62, fielded by the Japanese Communist Party, Michiko Shibasaki, 54, a former prefectural assembly member, and Yasuhiro Kawamoto, 42, a cram school operator.
One out of every four pupils at public elementary schools in Japan attend cram school after class as of November 2007, the education ministry said in a survey released Friday.
Sergey said, ''Though I am in Taiwan, I am busy most of the time, so I can't go to a Chinese cram school.
Your scheduler reminds you that you have a parent-teacher conference later in the day at the cram school for your boy, Elroy.
According to one study, the major effect of this requirement was to spawn a cram school industry that taught people how to pass the test "Most licensing exams involve written responses to questions and extensive recall of a wide range of facts that may have little or nothing to do with good practice," S.
Abdullah, 49, who runs a cram school and private English school, lived a happy life for 23 years in Kesennuma City in Miyagi Prefecture (390 km north of Tokyo) until the March 11 quake devastated the city.
The three other candidates were Shoji Murakami, 62, fielded by the Japanese Communist Party, Michiko Shibasaki, 54, a former prefectural assembly member, and Yasuhiro Kawamoto, 42, a cram school operator.
Among firms seen as likely to benefit if the DPJ takes office, such as from the party's childcare support and emissions cut policies, were cram school operator Tokyo Individualized Education Institute, up almost 17 percent, and battery maker GS Yuasa, up almost 10 percent.