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Internal investigation committee members hold a press conference on an investigation on fraud into its admissions process of Tokyo Medical University in Tokyo Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018. Tokyo Medical University confirmed after the internal investigation that it systematically altered entrance exam scores for years to keep out female applicants and ensure more men became doctors. The manipulated all entrance tests results since 2000 or even earlier. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
August 07, 2018 - 10:19 am
TOKYO (AP) — A Tokyo medical school apologized Tuesday after an internal investigation confirmed that it altered entrance exam scores for years to limit the number of female students and ensure more men became doctors. Tokyo Medical University manipulated all entrance exam results starting in 2006...
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Internal investigation committee members hold a press conference on an investigation on fraud into its admissions process of Tokyo Medical University in Tokyo Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018. Tokyo Medical University confirmed after the internal investigation that it systematically altered entrance exam scores for years to keep out female applicants and ensure more men became doctors. The manipulated all entrance tests results since 2000 or even earlier. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
August 07, 2018 - 8:46 am
TOKYO (AP) — A Tokyo medical school apologized Tuesday after an internal investigation confirmed that it systematically altered entrance exam scores for years to limit the number of female students and ensure more men became doctors. Tokyo Medical University manipulated all entrance exam results...
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In this Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018, photo, a woman walks past the game of Tokyo Medical University in Tokyo. The Japanese medical university’s alleged systematic deduction of entrance exam scores only from female applicants has sparked outrage across Japan and invited criticisms from Cabinet officials. The scandal surfaced after the Yomiuri newspaper reported Thursday that Tokyo Medical University has been slashing female applicants’ entrance exam scores for years to keep female student population low, on grounds they tend to quit as doctors after starting families, causing staffing shortages. The Japan plate reads: "Tokyo Medical University." (Ayaka Aizawa/Kyodo News via AP)
August 03, 2018 - 9:00 pm
TOKYO (AP) — Japan's government urged a medical university to promptly disclose the results of an investigation into its admissions process after reports alleged it had altered the test scores of female applicants for years to deny them entry and ensure fewer women became doctors. The manipulation...
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In this Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018, photo, a woman walks past the game of Tokyo Medical University in Tokyo. The Japanese medical university’s alleged systematic deduction of entrance exam scores only from female applicants has sparked outrage across Japan and invited criticisms from Cabinet officials. The scandal surfaced after the Yomiuri newspaper reported Thursday that Tokyo Medical University has been slashing female applicants’ entrance exam scores for years to keep female student population low, on grounds they tend to quit as doctors after starting families, causing staffing shortages. The Japan plate reads: "Tokyo Medical University." (Ayaka Aizawa/Kyodo News via AP)
August 03, 2018 - 7:21 am
TOKYO (AP) — Japan's government urged a medical university to promptly disclose the results of an investigation into its admissions process after reports alleged it had altered the test scores of female applicants for years to deny them entry and ensure fewer women became doctors. The manipulation...
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Tokyo Medical University is seen Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018, in Tokyo. A Tokyo medical school is investigating a reported allegation that it has discriminated against female applicants on grounds they tend to quit as doctors after starting families. (Ayaka Aizawa/Kyodo News via AP)
August 02, 2018 - 10:15 am
TOKYO (AP) — A Japanese medical university has systematically discriminated against female applicants because women tend to quit as doctors after starting families, causing hospital staffing shortages, media reports said Thursday. The Yomiuri newspaper said Tokyo Medical University has manipulated...
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Tokyo Medical University is seen Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018, in Tokyo. A Tokyo medical school is investigating a reported allegation that it has discriminated against female applicants on grounds they tend to quit as doctors after starting families. (Ayaka Aizawa/Kyodo News via AP)
August 02, 2018 - 6:58 am
TOKYO (AP) — A Tokyo medical university faced a new allegation after a newspaper report Thursday that the school has allegedly discriminated against female applicants on grounds they tend to quit as doctors after starting families, causing staffing shortages. The Yomiuri newspaper said that Tokyo...
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June 11, 2018 - 2:41 pm
DURHAM, N.H. (AP) — The University of New Hampshire has unveiled a program designed to attract Chinese students with high scores on a national exam in China. The gaokao is the nation's rigorous college entrance exam administered in June over two days. Nearly 10 million students are set to take the...
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June 02, 2018 - 6:31 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says he will push to diversify the city's elite high schools by setting aside seats for low-income students who just missed the test cutoff. De Blasio said Saturday that 20 percent of the seats at the specialized high schools will be set aside for...
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FILE - In this April 18, 2018 file photo students take a look at an exam test at the Graf-Zeppelin-Gymnasium in Friedrichshafen, Germany. High school students in Germany have been complaining in an online petition about their final exam in English saying the test was much harder than in previous years. As of Sunday May 6, 2018, students in the southwestern state of Baden-Wuerttemberg had gathered almost 36,000 signatures _ even though only 33,500 participated in last month’s statewide exam. The final high school exams in Germany - called Abitur - are a rite of passage that all students who want to enter university have to pass. (Felix Kaestle/dpa via AP,file)
May 06, 2018 - 8:17 am
BERLIN (AP) — High school students in Germany have gathered tens of thousands of signatures in an online petition to complain about an "unfair" final English exam, saying the test was much harder than in previous years. By Sunday, the students from the southwestern state of Baden-Wuerttemberg had...
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FILE - In this April 18, 2018 file photo students take a look at an exam test at the Graf-Zeppelin-Gymnasium in Friedrichshafen, Germany. High school students in Germany have been complaining in an online petition about their final exam in English saying the test was much harder than in previous years. As of Sunday May 6, 2018, students in the southwestern state of Baden-Wuerttemberg had gathered almost 36,000 signatures _ even though only 33,500 participated in last month’s statewide exam. The final high school exams in Germany - called Abitur - are a rite of passage that all students who want to enter university have to pass. (Felix Kaestle/dpa via AP,file)
May 06, 2018 - 7:57 am
BERLIN (AP) — High school students in Germany have gathered tens of thousands of signatures in an online petition to complain about an "unfair" final English exam, saying the test was much harder than in previous years. By Sunday, the students from the southwestern state of Baden-Wuerttemberg had...
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