Publication of Kagaku (Science) and Gakushu (Learning) magazines will be halted

Gakken Holdings Co. said Thursday it will end publication of two educational magazines targeting elementary school students as the number of children continues to shrink and their diversifying tastes have become harder to respond to.
The publication of the magazines, commonly known as Kagaku (Science) and Gakushu (Learning), will be halted by the end of this fiscal year through March, it said.
Known as pioneers of elementary school-level magazines that have issues for each grade, Kagaku, which was first published in 1957, focused on math and science, while Gakushu, since 1946, covered Japanese and social studies

[NATIONAL NEWS]Two child magazines’ run endedhttp://search.japantimes.co.jp/mail/nn20091204a6.html
Gakken Holdings Co. said Thursday it will end publication of two educational magazines targeting elementary school students as the number of children continues to shrink and their diversifying tastes have become harder to respond to.

The publication of the magazines, commonly known as Kagaku (Science) and Gakushu (Learning), will be halted by the end of this fiscal year through March, it said.
Known as pioneers of elementary school-level magazines that have issues for each grade, Kagaku, which was first published in 1957, focused on math and science, while Gakushu, since 1946, covered Japanese and social studies

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