Over 20,000 children still on waiting list for nursery schools

The number of children waiting to enter nursery schools in Japan remained high at 21,371 as of April 1, although the figure was down by 1,370 from a year before, the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare said Friday.

Source: http://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2014/09/13/national/social-issues/over-20000-children-still-on-waiting-list-for-nursery-schools/#.VBO1qtkazCQ