Teachers’ Union: We’re Not BabysittersTeachers’ Union head criticizes call to shorten vacation, accuses mothers of ‘looking for a babysitter.’
Piron Blasted for 'Fridays Off' PlanEducation Minister Rabbi Shai Piron faces flak over a news report that he plans to turn Fridays into a day off from school.
‘Let’s Bring Israel’s Schools into 21st Century’Education Minister urges reform, promises not to fire teachers.
Piron to Cut Back on School Vacation DaysEducation Minister Shai Piron plans to cut back on the number of school vacation days that students in Israel have every year.
Education Minister Says ‘Rotation is a Bad Idea’Education Minister Gideon Sa’ar expresses his own views on whether he should remain in his post as coalition talks stall over the issue.
Missile Attack Simulation in All Israeli SchoolsThe Home Front Command and Education Ministry are carrying out a simulation of a missile attack in all of the nation’s schools.
Official: Don't Expect Lower Yeshiva, Ulpana FeesRules requiring Yeshiva high schools and Ulpanot to publish data on expenses will not necessarily mean lower tuition, says one educator
Youth Movements - the Real Social NetworksThe Education Ministry's “youth movement week” highlights getting students together as a replacement for social networks such as Facebook.
Education Ministry Opens 'Situation Room'Israel's Education Ministry has opened a “Situation Room” to answer questions from parents and students to start the new year.
Civics Head Gives Education Ministry an UltimatumDismissed untenured Civics superintendent gives the Education Ministry 48 hours to reinstate him.
Dismissed Civics Head Claims Smear CampaignAdar Cohen, dismissed for promoting post-Zionist textbooks: I was the target of a well-orchestrated smear campaign.
Leftist Civics Czar Gets BootEducation Ministry tells Adar Cohen he won’t get tenure. A victory for nationalist-Zionist forces.
Saar: Israeli Democracy Provides Tools For ProtestEducation Min. Gideon Saar lays cornerstone for new 12 classroom building in Tekoa's Jewish Unity School. "Achievement on the rise".
Students Visit Jerusalem for Reunification DayMore than 10,000 students from all over Israel visit Jerusalem in honor of Yom Yerushalayim.
Controversy as Civics Book Says Left ‘More Humane’A new civics textbook has caused controversy as it terms the political left ‘more humane’ and says Nakba Law ‘harms Arab rights.’
Shomron Regional Council Receives Education AwardThe Shomron Regional Council is this year's winner of the Ministry of Education’s annual National Education Award for local councils.
Proposal: Schools Must Reveal Admissions StandardsMKs suggest schools be forced to reveal their admissions standards in an attempt to prevent illegal discrimination.
IDF Visits Schools on Safe Internet DriveA cadre of IDF officers visited Israel's schools to teach children about safe Internet usage for International Safe Internet Day.
'Children Should Not Use Social Networks'Education Ministry officials say parents need to monitor their children's web-use and protect them from online dangers.
More Than 1,000 Israelis Learn in Hebron, JeninMore than 1,000 Israeli citizens are learning in Palestinian Authority universities in Hevron and Jenin.
Jerusalem Arabs 'Expel' Israel School TextsArab schools in Jerusalem refuse to use Israeli-revised textbooks that omit Jerusalem as the capital of Palestine, PA officials announce.
Students Won’t Tour ChurchesStudents and parents in Ashkelon complain that school trips include tours of Christian sites. The Shas party is calling to cancel these tours.
Separate Classes-Better Results?Boys and girls who study in separate classrooms are better focused and achieve better results, says director of hareidi institute.
Arab Schools Create Language GapAn Education Ministry expert calls on Arab schools to teach in Hebrew, warns that current system will lead to “linguistic clash.”