The Hokkaido Education Board meeting was held on September 4, and the board opted for the public high school layout planning in the 2013-15 fiscal year.
In the plan of a special support school, the Otaru School for the Deaf and the Kushiro School for the Deaf in the spring of 2014. Both have ten or less students, respectively.
The Otaru School will be unified to the Sapporo School for the Deaf in the prefecture, and the Kushiro School will be changed to the Deaf Education Department in the new special support school which will be established in Kushiro city.
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