Yad L'achim: 'Kids in Secular Schools Don't Know Shema'Days 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.
Famous Israeli Singer Teaches Music to Religious StudentsINN TV visits Mizmor, a special school of music for Israel's religious sector.
Arab Schools In J'lem: No to Israeli TextbooksArab educators in East Jerusalem are pressing parents and students to reject Israeli textbooks even if it means foregoing subsidies.
Education Ministry: Teachers' Strike IllegalThe Middle and High School Teachers Organization said it would strike Tuesday in ten middle schools because of deductions from teachers' pay.
Education Ministry Dumps Program to Certify U.S.Olim TeachersINN report: A program that retrains licensed teachers from the US who make aliyah has been canceled and may jeopardize their moving to Israel
US Grants $1M to Abraham Fund Co-Existence ProjectThe US federal government has granted nearly a million dollars to the Abraham Fund to support a three-year Arab-Israeli co-existence project.
Orlev Wishes Students a Year with No StrikesEducation Committee Chairman MK Orlev asks unions to let children begin the school year Wednesday without strikes.
Canada: Book Demonizing Israel in School LibrariesToronto’s school board supports keeping of anti-Israel novel in school libraries.
School Uniforms Back in Fashion Next YearSchools uniforms are back in fashion - as of next year. Education Minister says they will help restore pride and discipline in the school system.
Video: 'Politics at the Expense of Jewish Children in Yesha'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.
Budget Passes to Bulletproof Buses in Judea and SamariaThe Knesset Finance Committee on Tuesday approved a special budget allocation for bulletproof buses on routes traveling through Judea and Samaria.
Expose: USAID Funds PA Schools for IncitementThe massive USAID program for the Palestinian Authority helps build schools where children learn incitement, journalist David Bedein reveals.
Child Rights Head: ‘Yesha Children Suffer from Building Freeze’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 First Priority for Education SpendingEducation Minister Gidon Saar says Israel must put public schools first – even at the expense of hareidi-religious and Arab schools.
Successful Test of Cage to Protect Kids in EarthquakeThe city of Jerusalem successfully tested an earthquake cage aimed at protecting schoolchildren. Test involved blowing up a school.
US Court: Free Speech Does not Allow 'Intifada T-Shirts'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.
Netanyahu Tells Pupils Classes Rate Over RecessPrime Minister Netanyahu told students in Modiin on their first day of school he now realizes that classes are "even more important than recess."
No Immigrants? No Funding, Semi-Private Schools ToldSemi-private schools that refused to take in immigrants from Ethiopia may lose their funding, as the Education Ministry rejects compromise deal.
Despite Problems, Teachers Union Praises SaarTeachers Organization head Ran Erez is impressed by Gideon Saar despite problems facing schools this year.
Netanyahu Reveals Anti-Violence PlanPrime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu revealed details of his "Zero Tolerance for Violence" policy.
Report: 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: We'll be Glad to Take Ethiopian Kids from Petach TikvaThe struggle in Petah Tikva over where to enroll 50 young immigrants in school has revealed deeper issues involved in immigrant absorption.
Parents Want Dress Code for Teachers: No Belly ButtonsTeachers 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 Aliyah and Teach in IsraelDo you speak English? Are you looking for work? Israel wants you! It is offering 14 months of training for new immigrants who qualify.