About 2.5 million students return to school

New school year begins at 8:00 a.m. Sunday morning.Orli Harari, 9/1/2019, 6:52 AM

Finance Ministry reaches agreement with Israel Teachers' Union

Negotiations between Finance Ministry, teachers, reach dead end as teachers threaten not to begin school year on Sunday.Orly Harari, 8/30/2019, 2:17 PM

Democratic schools have low graduation rates

Students studying in 'democratic' high schools are less likely to graduate with a diploma, statistics show.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/29/2019, 9:50 PM

Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, to see a 14% increase in number of students

New statistics show Israel's public school sectors growing, as number of students in Arab schools drop.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/28/2019, 3:40 PM

Students left without safe transportation to school

Chabad parents living in Gilboa Regional Council complain of lack of funding for school transportation, say they're second-class citizens.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/26/2019, 1:50 PM

Teachers' union announces additional labor disputes

'There is a daily violation of the status and rights of employees and teaching staff,' says secretary-general of the teachers' union.Orly Harari, 8/18/2019, 6:37 PM

Brooklyn Jewish school installs bullet-resistant doors

Crown Heights school installs bullet-resistant classroom doors in wake of mass shootings.Sam Sokol, JTA, 8/13/2019, 7:47 AM

School year may not start at special-ed schools

Budget deficit may prevent special education schools from opening on time, Education Min. Peretz warns.Ido Ben Porat, 8/12/2019, 11:49 AM

'Invest the price of a sandwich now and save thousands later'

National Survey of Educators supports simple approach to improve student behavior and performance.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/29/2019, 1:57 PM

Rivlin: You are the creative lab of our future

President hosts end-of-year event for 'Israeli Hope Standard,' which promotes 'partnership' education between members of different sectors.Orli Harari, 7/10/2019, 5:50 PM

Blue and White: Parents will pay less in school fees

New party issues its first brag, says Israeli parents will now pay less in school fees.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/9/2019, 5:19 PM

Violence in Israeli schools is rising, study shows

An international study published this week shows that school violence is rising compared to other OECD countries.Shimon Cohen, 6/20/2019, 9:34 PM

80% of Israeli teachers say they're underpaid

Most Israeli teachers believe schools are understaffed, more needs to be invested in special needs and disadvantaged students.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/19/2019, 6:17 PM

Liam woke up and said, 'Mommy'

Boy injured by falling bookshelf suffered head injuries, eye injury, and may suffer hearing difficulties as well.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/18/2019, 9:14 AM

Philadelphia schoolchildren sing anti-Israel songs

Muslim schoolchildren in Philadelphia perform anti-Israel songs at event 'Islamic science' event.Chana Roberts, 5/3/2019, 11:31 AM

Swastika burned into asphalt near Denver school playground

Vandals use gasoline to burn swastika into asphalt in 'bias incident.'Marcy Oster, JTA, 4/12/2019, 9:49 AM

Graduates of US 'Hebrew Public' charter schools visit Israel

Public charter school system aims to 'teach Modern Hebrew to children of all backgrounds and prepare them to be successful global citizens.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/1/2018, 1:02 PM

UNRWA: We'll open school year on time

Agency threatened month ago not to open school year following budget crisis.Mordechai Sones, 8/16/2018, 1:16 PM

France bans smartphones from schools

France bans students from using smartphones, tablets, during school hours.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/2/2018, 10:30 AM

Switzerland: Haredi high school won't operate next year

Principal promises to close Zurich Jewish school after failing to meet standards for secular subjects.JTA, 7/7/2018, 9:50 PM

Berlin school takes steps to prevent anti-Semitic incidents

Berlin international school acknowledges it underestimated bullying of Jewish student, meets with parents of bullies.JTA, 6/28/2018, 8:59 AM

Beacon school receives death threat

NY public school which held moment of silence for terrorists killed on Gaza border receives death threat in response.Gary Willig, 5/27/2018, 7:12 PM

Students around the world learn how to prevent negative speech

Thousands of students join worldwide initiative to promote positive speech.Yoni Kempinski, 5/17/2018, 1:46 AM

'There is a limit to what they can get away with'

Authorities demolish illegal Arab school established in heart of archaeological site with EU aid in clear violation of Supreme Court ruling.Orly Harari, 4/10/2018, 10:26 AM

German Jewish community fears anti-Semitic bullying in schools

Community urges schools to keep track of religious bullying, amid concern over spike in anti-Semitic abuse on the playground.AFP, 3/27/2018, 12:29 PM

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