School Age and Grade Year of Education in Japan
In Japan, there are, in general, few students who are forced or admitted to skip or repeat the grade in compulsory education. Even in high school and university, where students are allowed to skip or repeat the grade, the number of students applied to skip or repeat the grade is very small. In particular, skipping is very uncommon. Only a few universities, such as Chiba University, allow students at 17 years old to enter (Yamagishi). And Japanese p..