Holocaust studies made mandatory in Kentucky schools

Advocacy by Catholic middle school teacher helps convince Kentucky legislature to mandate teaching about the Holocaust in public schools.JTA, 3/27/2018, 11:50 AM

Two wounded in Maryland High School shooting

Authorities investigating shooting at Great Mills High School in Maryland. 'Situation contained.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/20/2018, 5:10 PM

Overpopulation in Israel. Really?

At a recent demographic conference in Israel, experts expressed fears that there will soon be too many Jews in the Jewish state. Leonie Ben-Simon, 2/23/2018, 1:03 AM

Bathroom segregation is by gender, not 'gender identity'

US Education Secretary DeVos says Congress, courts, must decide whether Title IX includes 'gender identity,' and not just biological gender.Chana Roberts, 2/14/2018, 1:07 PM

Synagogue attacked in Tunisia

Muslims throw firebombs at Jewish school, syangogue, during protests against Tunisian government.Ido Ben Porat, 1/10/2018, 12:26 PM

Will Israeli elementary schools run holiday programs?

Education Minister, Finance Minister, present 'holiday school' plan for preschoolers and elementary students.Chana Roberts, 1/8/2018, 4:03 PM

School's out: Teachers declare strike

Teachers union calls for strike Wednesday at kindergartens, elementary schools, and middle schools across Israel.Ido Ben Porat, 12/25/2017, 10:45 AM

Phillipines’ largest city to use Israeli STEM curriculum

Phillipines high school implements Israeli STEM curriculum, paving the way for the rest of the city's high schools.JTA, 12/20/2017, 2:57 PM

Hitler homework assignment angers parents

Chicago middle school slammed for having students make cartoons about Europe's appeasement of Nazis before WWII.JTA, 12/14/2017, 10:47 PM

Car rams into Sydney classroom, killing 2

Two children killed and three injured after car ploughs into school in Australia. Police: Crash was not deliberate.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/7/2017, 2:25 PM

'I knew he'd get beaten to a pulp'

French ex-principal reveals he advised Jews not to attend his school for their safety.JTA, 9/10/2017, 12:17 PM

Needy students receive brand-new backpacks

Haredi organization distributes backpacks, school supplies, to secular needy children.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/30/2017, 11:13 AM

Religious parents happier with school system

New poll shows more religious parents happy with their child's school than secular parents, quarter of Israeli parents dissatisfied.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/30/2017, 10:39 AM

Haredi school threatens not to take Sephardic students

Jerusalem school insists it won't accept Sephardic girls unless it receives a new building.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/17/2017, 8:32 AM

School security official charged with spreading child porn

Israeli school security official charged with possessing tens of thousands of files of child pornography, sharing files with others.JTA, 8/16/2017, 4:22 PM

Chabad school in Tel Zion suffers criminal neglect

Regional Council kicks Chabad preschool out of its building so private preschool can use it - two weeks before school starts.Chana Roberts, 8/16/2017, 7:56 AM

Jewish school essentials from Israel: 10 Top Picks for 5778

10 must-haves for this year's back-to-school shopping season.JWS, 8/14/2017, 12:26 PM

It's final: Nat. Religious school to be transferred to haredim

Interior Min. gives religious public school's building to haredim; school moves to less desirable building ahead of start of school year.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/14/2017, 9:26 AM

Jerusalem parents: Say no to haredi-ization of Jerusalem school

Over 200 religious parents in northern Jerusalem demand Education Minister not give their school's building to a haredi institution.Eliran Aharon, 8/11/2017, 9:43 AM

Israeli government offers financial incentives to divorced moms

Rich divorced moms get 1,000 NIS per child, while most children suffering poverty get nothing at all. Opinion.Gil Ronen, 8/10/2017, 8:14 AM

Government fortifies Gaza-area schools against Hamas missiles

Israel's government fortifies dozens of schools and preschools against Hamas rockets.Kobi Finkler, 7/12/2017, 12:21 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

UK threatens to close Jewish school for not teaching LGBT agenda

'All equalities are equal, but some are more equal than others': LGBT agenda tops parents' and schools' right to choose 1st grade studies.Chana Roberts, 6/28/2017, 8:02 AM

Bennett: I'll work to shorten school vacations

Education Minister promises to find solutions for discrepancy in number of parents and kids' vacation days; says ethics code is 'mandatory.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/17/2017, 10:45 PM

'National religious education doesn't encourage girls to enlist'

CEO of national religious education system rejects claims that groups encouraging girls to enlist in IDF are infiltrating schools.Benny Tocker, 4/4/2017, 9:23 AM

Over 30 Palestinian schools named for terrorists

Pupils say the terrorists whose names adorn their schools become their 'role models.'Hillel Fendel, 3/31/2017, 1:20 PM

Canada protestor tears Quran to protest preferential treatment

Protesters say 'no room for religion in our schools,' blame government for making decisions based on 'Saudi dollars.'Dalit Halevi, 3/26/2017, 7:49 AM

Hamas opposes changes to UNRWA curriculum

Gaza, Hamas officials say UNRWA should use Palestinian Authority textbooks, oppose changes to curriculum.Dalit Halevi, 3/20/2017, 8:46 AM

Deputy Education Min: Fine schools with too much violence

Deputy Education Minister Meir Porush proposes an idea for controlling violence in schools.Ben Shaul, 1/12/2017, 9:06 AM

Education Minister: Breaking the Silence poisons our children

Knesset approves law banning Breaking the Silence from schools, as Meretz members protest - and are removed from vote.Hezi Baruch, 1/11/2017, 1:30 PM

Legislation Committee to vote on 'Breaking the Silence Bill'

Coalition, opposition support bill banning Breaking the Silence from entering Israeli schools.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/7/2017, 5:51 PM

Haredi students protest in Jerusalem

Municipality cancels school because of 'difficult conditions,' blames Education Ministry.Hezki Baruch, 11/20/2016, 12:29 PM

American olim children excel in education

5 of 14 outstanding students of the Jerusalem district made Aliyah from the United States.Shoshana Miskin, 4/11/2016, 2:52 PM

UK officials investigated over ‘illegal Jewish schools’

Education Department allegedly destroyed evidence of thousands of Jewish children studying in illegal religious schools in London.Shoshana Miskin, 4/10/2016, 4:48 PM

Bennett declares next school year ‘unity of Jerusalem’

As the wave of terror continues in the capital, Education Minister decides to place emphasis on the unity of Jerusalem.Shoshana Miskin, 2/22/2016, 9:38 AM

Missile drill on Monday for all educational institutions

At 10:05 a.m., exercise to train proper conduct during a missile attack on Israel will take place across the country.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/14/2016, 7:11 PM

Weak processing control/tips for parents

Why does my child have difficulties understanding the material?Rifka Schonfeld,Director of SOS, 12/28/2015, 6:35 PM

NYC: Yeshivas, other schools, to get $20M for security

Religious Jewish schools in New York City are prime beneficiaries of a special $20 million budget for "school security."Hillel Fendel, 12/27/2015, 7:33 PM

Virginia schools shut down over Islam lesson

Parental outrage over Geography lesson teaching students Muslim creed skyrockets, shuts county schools over security concerns.Tova Dvorin, 12/18/2015, 10:54 AM

THE BOX CHILD

Teach the child according to his ability - 'Darcho', and not "Darchem'-their methodology.Rabbi Dovid Abenson, 12/9/2015, 11:19 PM

Schools Ban, Limit Arab Workers In Light of Security Situation

Israeli schools take measures to protect students from unending terror, as Ministry of Education declines to make national guideline.Tova Dvorin, 10/18/2015, 2:28 PM

Haifa Teacher Accused of Calling IDF Soldiers 'Murderers'

Student whose soldier cousin was murdered by terrorists complains she was kicked out of class and sent home by teacher who slandered IDF.Uzi Baruch, 9/25/2015, 2:48 PM

Christian Schools Demand Money - But Salute PLO Flag

Arab Christian schools in Israel strike, rejecting offers and demanding more budget, but videos reveal they teach loyalty to 'Palestine.'Uzi Baruch, 9/19/2015, 10:05 PM

Nearly Half of Israel's 'Best' Schools Religious, Figures Show

Almost half the state schools that qualified for “excellence awards” were from the religious sector, according to the Education Ministry.Moshe Cohen, 8/9/2015, 4:15 PM

School Strikes Take Israel By Storm

Classes cancelled in 70 Israeli towns and cities as students and parents continue to protest against overcrowding in the classroom.Shimon Cohen, 6/28/2015, 8:31 AM

'Big Brother' Will Watch Israel's School Pupils

On Sunday, the Education Ministry issued a policy review increasing the use of surveillance cameras in schools.Moshe Cohen, 5/3/2015, 10:21 PM

Jerusalem Schools Canceled as Israel Braces for Major Snowstorm

Municipality cancels classes for Wednesday as heavy snow expected to set in, following heavy winds throughout Tuesday.Shlomo Pyotrkovsky, Ari Yashar, 1/6/2015, 7:41 PM

141 Murdered in Taliban Attack on Pakistan School

132 children among the dead in largest attack in years in the country, over 100 others wounded many with numerous gunshots.Ari Yashar, 12/16/2014, 7:13 PM

Bilingual School Arson 'Response to Arafat Memorial'

According to indictment submitted Monday against three youths, they burned down Jewish-Arab school after it honored terrorist leader.Shlomo Pyotrkovsky, Ari Yashar, 12/15/2014, 1:08 PM

Parents Fight for Increased Security in Jerusalem Schools

Jerusalem parents organization announces new security measures after parents barrage mayor and municipality with calls for security guards.Cynthia Blank, 11/19/2014, 8:50 AM

Schools Cancel Jerusalem Trips After Latest Attack

After Wednesday's terror attack in Jerusalem, schools around Israel decided to cancel class trips to the city.Moshe Cohen, 11/5/2014, 9:45 PM

Rivlin Says 'Our Victory is in Our Creativity and Learning'

President Reuven Rivlin spends the first day of the school year in the Negev, where he saw the Israeli 'victory' many have sought.Yaakov Levi, 9/1/2014, 4:08 PM

Back to School: 2,105,349 Begin the New Academic Year

New school year gets off to a mostly smooth start; schools in Taybeh remain closed to protest principle's murder.Nir Har-Zahav, 9/1/2014, 7:32 AM

CBS: Schools Getting Better, But Improvement is Spotty

Schools in Israel have improved over the past several years, but a lot of the improvement depends on where you live.Yaakov Levi, 8/31/2014, 4:25 PM

Piron: No Reason School Won't Start Monday

With no strikes in the offing, and the rocket fire from Gaza still on hold, Education Minister Shai Piron said school would start on time.Moshe Cohen, 8/31/2014, 3:47 PM

Watch: Hamas Terrorists Embed Rocket Launchers in Hospital

Video shows Hamas fire on central Israel from hospital, located next to schools used as shelters, and IAF airstrike on launchers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/25/2014, 8:06 PM

School Official Explains Ultra-Leftist Teacher Fiasco

Superintendent Zvika Peled recounts what really happened in the case; Ministry of Education publishes official response.Tova Dvorin, 1/28/2014, 2:11 PM