Blue and White promises: 'Free education from birth'

Blue and White party touts promise of free and quality education from birth to age 18. Will it become mandatory?Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/18/2020, 2:58 PM

Police investigate Bnei Brak preschool assistant suspected of abuse

Police open investigation after receiving complaint regarding abusive childcare worker in Bnei Brak.Ben Shaul, 2/12/2020, 11:47 AM

Child abuse suspected in Rosh Ha'ayin preschool

Police open investigation after preschool assistants report child abuse by preschool teacher.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/28/2020, 8:37 AM

Education Ministry: Children born in January will not be admitted to preschool early

Education Ministry removes option to request younger children be allowed to begin public preschool a year early.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/1/2020, 9:52 AM

Israeli kindergarten closed after segregating Ethiopian children

Kindergarten in Kiryat Gat ordered to close following complaints that Ethiopian children were segregated from rest of population.Marcy Oster, JTA, 9/24/2019, 8:01 AM

Preschool aide charged with assaulting 3-year-olds

Police charge aide at Kfar Saba preschool for children with special needs with assaulting multiple children, including throwing children.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/15/2019, 5:32 PM

Preschool opens at former concentration camp in Serbia

Preschool in Serbia opens at a building that once was part of a Nazi concentration camp. "Inappropriate, considering what took place there.”Sam Sokol, JTA, 8/14/2019, 8:24 PM

D.C.: Preschool staffer on leave due to 'inappropriate conduct'

D.C. police investigating child sexual abuse allegations at Reform preschoolJTA, 8/30/2018, 12:53 PM

'Camera law' approved in preliminary vote

Knesset gives preliminary approval to law requiring security cameras in institutions caring for minors and helpless.Chana Roberts, 7/4/2018, 2:59 PM

'Investing in daycare will help more women enter the workforce'

Haredi MK pushes government to open new subsidized daycare centers in bid to bring more women into the workforce.Ben Shaul, 3/14/2018, 9:23 AM

Jewish family’s adopted son accused of trashing Chabad preschool

Florida teenager scrawls Hitler slur on Chabad preschool, smashes bookshelves and televisions.JTA, 11/18/2017, 5:58 PM

Parents jump for joy: 7 less vacation days for kids

Caving to parents' pressure, Education Minister Bennett adds seven days to the school year. Will this help children, the economy, or both?Chana Roberts, 7/6/2017, 12:53 PM

This outdoor Negev preschool is shaking up Israeli education

'Forest preschool' puts Mitzpe Ramon on the map, draws educators from all over Israel.JTA, 6/19/2017, 9:23 AM

Abusive preschool teacher goes to jail

Abusive preschool teacher, manager, get jail time. Parents: Justice has been served.Reut Hadar, 6/14/2017, 1:56 PM

Does daycare harm children's development?

Studies show long hours in daycare lead to high cortisol levels, harm children's emotional development.Shoshana Heiman, 6/10/2017, 11:19 PM

Schoolyard tragedy: 3-year old dies in preschool playground

3-year old boy chokes to death after playing in sandbox at his preschool. Police detain four staff members following child's death.David Rosenberg, 4/30/2017, 7:28 PM

First Jewish preschool in Krakow since Holocaust

Krakow JCC receives grant to create Jewish nursery school.JTA, 2/22/2017, 10:27 AM

Parents Rebel against Mandatory Pre-Nursery School

Starting this year, all children aged 3 will have to enroll in pre-nursery schools – but parents say conditions are intolerable.Gil Ronen, 2/8/2015, 5:09 PM

Sandbox Spreads Disease in Jerusalem Preschool

Parents of children enrolled in a preschool in Jerusalem's Pat neighborhood claim sandbox has not been cleaned for years.Tova Dvorin , 11/4/2013, 5:39 PM