Summer Vacation to End Early

The new school year of 5772 (2011-12) will begin nearly a week earlier than usual - in the middle of some teachers' planned vacations.Hillel Fendel, 6/2/2011, 3:21 PM

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.David Lev, 5/31/2011, 9:33 PM

Math Exams = High Tension

Approximately 300,000 Israeli students tackle tricky math matriculation exams Monday, and officials hope there won’t be leaked answers this time. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 5/23/2011, 11:43 AM

Famous Israeli Singer Teaches Music to Religious Students

INN TV visits Mizmor, a special school of music for Israel's religious sector.Elad Benari and Yoni Kempinski, 3/29/2011, 5:15 AM

Arab Schools In J'lem: No to Israeli Textbooks

Arab educators in East Jerusalem are pressing parents and students to reject Israeli textbooks even if it means foregoing subsidies.Gabe Kahn., 3/25/2011, 1:17 AM

Education Ministry: 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.Gil Ronen, 11/8/2010, 10:40 PM

Education Ministry Dumps Program to Certify U.S.Olim Teachers

INN report: A program that retrains licensed teachers from the US who make aliyah has been canceled and may jeopardize their moving to IsraelDavid Lev, 10/27/2010, 9:04 AM

US Grants $1M to Abraham Fund Co-Existence Project

The US federal government has granted nearly a million dollars to the Abraham Fund to support a three-year Arab-Israeli co-existence project.Chana Ya'ar, 10/13/2010, 6:28 PM

Orlev Wishes Students a Year with No Strikes

Education Committee Chairman MK Orlev asks unions to let children begin the school year Wednesday without strikes.Gil Ronen, 8/30/2010, 5:21 PM

Canada: Book Demonizing Israel in School Libraries

Toronto’s school board supports keeping of anti-Israel novel in school libraries.Elad Benari, 8/27/2010, 2:21 AM

School Uniforms Back in Fashion Next Year

Schools uniforms are back in fashion - as of next year. Education Minister says they will help restore pride and discipline in the school system.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 1/18/2010, 9:37 AM

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.Yoni Kempinski, 12/20/2009, 3:55 PM

Budget Passes to Bulletproof Buses in Judea and Samaria

The Knesset Finance Committee on Tuesday approved a special budget allocation for bulletproof buses on routes traveling through Judea and Samaria.Hana Levi Julian, 12/9/2009, 10:38 AM

Expose: USAID Funds PA Schools for Incitement

The massive USAID program for the Palestinian Authority helps build schools where children learn incitement, journalist David Bedein reveals.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 11/11/2009, 11:26 AM

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.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 11/10/2009, 7:37 PM

Flu Closes Tel Aviv School

A 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.Hana Levi Julian, 10/27/2009, 11:12 AM

Saar: Public Schools First Priority for Education Spending

Education Minister Gidon Saar says Israel must put public schools first – even at the expense of hareidi-religious and Arab schools.Maayana Miskin, 9/21/2009, 6:33 PM

Successful Test of Cage to Protect Kids in Earthquake

The city of Jerusalem successfully tested an earthquake cage aimed at protecting schoolchildren. Test involved blowing up a school.Maayana Miskin, 9/14/2009, 6:38 PM

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.Avraham Zuroff, 9/8/2009, 5:43 AM

Netanyahu Tells Pupils Classes Rate Over Recess

Prime Minister Netanyahu told students in Modiin on their first day of school he now realizes that classes are "even more important than recess." Hillel Fendel, 9/1/2009, 11:35 AM

No Immigrants? No Funding, Semi-Private Schools Told

Semi-private schools that refused to take in immigrants from Ethiopia may lose their funding, as the Education Ministry rejects compromise deal.Maayana Miskin, 8/30/2009, 11:07 PM

Despite Problems, Teachers Union Praises Saar

Teachers Organization head Ran Erez is impressed by Gideon Saar despite problems facing schools this year.IsraelNN TV staff, 8/30/2009, 9:48 PM

Netanyahu Reveals Anti-Violence Plan

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu revealed details of his "Zero Tolerance for Violence" policy.Zalman Nelson, 8/30/2009, 12:11 PM

Report: Sharp Rise in Hareidi Education

Results from a social policy report see a 51 percent rise in hareidi schoolchildren in Israel over the decade, while state education is dwindling.Avraham Zuroff, 8/30/2009, 7:18 AM

Shomron: We'll be Glad to Take Ethiopian Kids from Petach Tikva

The struggle in Petah Tikva over where to enroll 50 young immigrants in school has revealed deeper issues involved in immigrant absorption.Maayana Miskin and Gil Ronen, 8/28/2009, 10:20 AM

Parents Want Dress Code for Teachers: No Belly Buttons

Teachers may have to dress more modestly this year. The Association of Israeli Parents wants a ban on mini-skirts and exposed tummies. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 8/25/2009, 8:52 AM

Speak English? Make Aliyah and Teach in Israel

Do you speak English? Are you looking for work? Israel wants you! It is offering 14 months of training for new immigrants who qualify. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 7/9/2009, 11:54 AM