Yad L'achim: Teach More JudaismDays before the holiday of Shavuot, Yad L'achim called for more action in promoting Jewish identity among schoolchildren in Israel.
Math Exams = High TensionApproximately 300,000 Israeli students tackle tricky math matriculation exams Monday, and officials hope there won’t be leaked answers this time.
Arabs Refuse Israeli TextbooksArab educators in East Jerusalem are pressing parents and students to reject Israeli textbooks even if it means foregoing subsidies.
Teachers' Strike 'Illegal'The Middle and High School Teachers Organization said it would strike Tuesday in ten middle schools because of deductions from teachers' pay.
American Oleh Teachers SnubbedINN report: A program that retrains licensed teachers from the US who make aliyah has been canceled and may jeopardize their moving to Israel
$1M for Arab-Jewish Peace PgmThe US federal government has granted nearly a million dollars to the Abraham Fund to support a three-year Arab-Israeli co-existence project.
Back to School in UniformsSchools uniforms are back in fashion - as of next year. Education Minister says they will help restore pride and discipline in the school system.
'Politics at Children's Expense'MK Danon, chairman of the Knesset Children's Rights Committee, visited a Jewish school in Samaria to witness the effect of the freeze on the kids.
Funds to Bulletproof Yesha BusesThe Knesset Finance Committee on Tuesday approved a special budget allocation for bulletproof buses on routes traveling through Judea and Samaria.
USAID Funds IncitementThe massive USAID program for the Palestinian Authority helps build schools where children learn incitement, journalist David Bedein reveals.
Yesha Children ‘Out in the Cold’The government’s freeze on new building in Judea and Samaria violates the rights of children, according to the director of the Child Services.
Flu Closes Tel Aviv SchoolA Tel Aviv elementary school has been closed for the first time due to an outbreak of flu. It is not clear which viral strain caused the closure.
Saar: Public Schools Come FirstEducation Minister Gidon Saar says Israel must put public schools first – even at the expense of hareidi-religious and Arab schools.
Earthquake Cage Test a SuccessThe city of Jerusalem successfully tested an earthquake cage aimed at protecting schoolchildren. Test involved blowing up a school.
Principal Loses 'Intifada Shirt'An Arabic public school principal who lost her job defending "Intifada" T-shirts, has now lost a lawsuit against the New York Board of Education.
Bigwig Politicians Tour SchoolsPrime Minister Netanyahu told students in Modiin on their first day of school he now realizes that classes are "even more important than recess."
Saar: No Immigrants? No FundingSemi-private schools that refused to take in immigrants from Ethiopia may lose their funding, as the Education Ministry rejects compromise deal.
Sharp Rise in Hareidi EducationResults from a social policy report see a 51 percent rise in hareidi schoolchildren in Israel over the decade, while state education is dwindling.
Shomron: Give Us Ethiopian KidsThe struggle in Petah Tikva over where to enroll 50 young immigrants in school has revealed deeper issues involved in immigrant absorption.
Parents to Teachers: Dress UpTeachers may have to dress more modestly this year. The Association of Israeli Parents wants a ban on mini-skirts and exposed tummies.
Speak English? Make AliyahDo you speak English? Are you looking for work? Israel wants you! It is offering 14 months of training for new immigrants who qualify.