On average, parents in Prefecture #1 are paying around five times more to send kids to school than parents in Prefecture #47.
The only thing worse than attending school is having to pay for it, am I right? Sadly, while every child may have a right to an education, that doesn’t mean that it always comes cheap. Even if children attend government-funded schools their parents may still be paying for uniforms and extra-curricular activities. Additionally, compulsory education is only until the end of middle school, which means paying tuition fees even for public high schools. There’s also the