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Kindergarten Students Learn Pre-war Ideals in Japan School

At first glance, the Tsukamoto kindergarten looks like any other school in Japan, but its unique curriculum is reminiscent of pre-war Japan. The private school, which has been visited by Akie Abe, wife of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, aims to instill in its 3- to 5-year-old students a sense of patriotism with a curriculum focused on Japanese traditions and culture. Its mornings start with uniformed children singing the national anthem in front of the country's flag and reciting in...

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