Japan and Korea are academic background oriented societies, but isn't America like that?
There are praiseworthy people who've had very little academic history.
"Hey, mom! I got a perfect score on my test again." "So what? Do you really believe a person’s academic record is everything?"
A continuation of studying is the time that passes that we study. This is academic history, so pay close attention!
This is a jukugo word, which usually means on'yomi readings from the kanji. If you know the readings of your kanji you'll know how to read this as well.