Typically at PM, students are free to attend extracurricular activities. Among noteworthy changes is the requirement that male and female students take a course in home economics. The latter meeting "provides an opportunity for teachers to concentrate on student guidance. Archived from the original on Typical activities include helping students develop greater awareness of themselves as high school students, encouraging them to reflect on their summer vacations, or perhaps asking them to contemplate the forthcoming advancement from one grade to another. A further revision to the Fundamental Law of Education was carried out on 22 December To enter, students must take an entrance examination in Japanese, mathematics, science, social studies, and English,  whether it is standardized for all public high schools in the prefecture or a test created by a private high school for that school alone. Teaching depends largely on the lecture system, with the main goal of covering the curriculum.