Many junior high school students refuse to go to school, despite going to school is compulsory in Japan. Most of absentees want to go to school, but they simply cannot. Their bodies just refused to go to school. Reason is complicated and even absentees do not know the true reason.
So there is no good way to make kids back to school.
|Year||Number of absentees||by sick||by poverty||by refusing to go to school||combined reason|
Number of absentees
Source is Tokyo Metropolitan Government.