Syria Report Reveals Refugee Children's Bleak Future

UNHCR report finds half of the 2.2 million Syrian refugees are children, many working to support family instead of being in school.Ari Yashar, 11/29/2013, 8:19 AM

Ministry of Education to Decide on Summer Vacation Length

Education Minister Rabbi Shai Piron expected to announce decision Thursday whether or not to extend school year by 3 weeks.Tova Dvorin, 11/28/2013, 2:45 AM

MKs to Tackle Nutrition, Hygiene in Schools

‘Worrying’ findings from 2009 the subject of Knesset discussion after MKs find no changes were made.Maayana Miskin, 11/27/2013, 9:51 AM

1500 Schools High Earthquake Danger, 2 Evacuated

1500 schools around the country found to be in high earthquake danger, while 2 in Tzfat (Safed) to be evacuated and rebuilt.Ari Yashar, 10/29/2013, 10:44 AM

Knesset Review Reveals: Israel Does Not Exist in PA Textbooks

Knesset review of PA textbooks used in UNWRA schools confirms: Jewish rights never acknowledged.Rina Tzvi , 6/25/2013, 8:46 PM

Piron: More Kids to Get Textbooks from School

A program that would allow children to receive textbooks from schools and return them at the end of the school year will be expanded David Lev, 5/26/2013, 8:38 PM

‘Let’s Bring Israel’s Schools into 21st Century’

Education Minister urges reform, promises not to fire teachers.Maayana Miskin, 4/28/2013, 2:15 PM

‘Jews Are Evil’ Assigned to NY High School Students

New York State high school students were told to write a piece persuading a teacher that “Jews are evil,” for the problems of Nazi Germany. Hana Levi Julian, 4/14/2013, 9:57 AM

Student Stabs 14 in Texas, Fantasized About Attack

An American college student stabbed 14 people, leaving two victims critically wounded, in a rampage just outside of Houston, Texas. Rachel Hirshfeld, Chana Ya'ar, 4/10/2013, 5:47 PM

NRA Task Force Recommends Armed Staff In Every School

NRA task force releases student-safety plan that dismisses idea of new gun controls in favor of placement of armed staff in every school.Arutz Sheva staff, 4/3/2013, 12:34 AM

Working Parents Seek End to ‘Unnecessary’ Vacation

Working parents group calls to end post-holiday vacation day, ‘the most unnecessary vacation in existence.’Maayana Miskin, 4/2/2013, 6:49 PM

Missile Attack Simulation in All Israeli Schools

The Home Front Command and Education Ministry are carrying out a simulation of a missile attack in all of the nation’s schools.Chana Ya'ar, 2/14/2013, 9:36 AM

Rocket Preparedness Drill to be Held in Schools

Israeli children will practice moving briskly to their “safe spaces,” getting to a shelter and hiding from rockets on Thursday.Chana Ya'ar, 2/13/2013, 4:36 PM

Israel Rejects 'Profoundly Unobjective' Education Report

Israel’s Education Ministry rejects findings of a study that determined that Arab texts rarely demonize Israel or incite hatred against JewsRachel Hirshfeld , 2/5/2013, 12:35 PM

State School President Under Fire for Obama-Hitler Comparison

The President of the Ohio State Board of Education has come under fire for comparing policies of President Obama to those of Hitler.Rachel Hirshfeld , 1/24/2013, 6:48 PM

Hotel Security Guard Arrested for Vandalizing Yeshiva's Torah

A hotel security guard was arrested in Tennessee for vandalizing a Torah scroll and other property belonging to a Hebrew academy.Rachel Hirshfeld , 1/16/2013, 1:43 AM

Sandy Hook Survivors Return to School in Replicated Building

Students from Sandy Hook Elementary will return to school for the first time Thursday since the Newtown massacre. Rachel Hirshfeld , 1/2/2013, 10:45 PM

British Schools to Exclude Hebrew as Foreign Language

The British government is planning to exclude Hebrew from its list of officially recognized languages for primary schools. Rachel Hirshfeld , 12/18/2012, 12:13 AM

Conn. Schools on Lockdown Following Suspicious Person Report

Schools in Ridgefield, Conn., are on lockdown following reports of a "suspicious person" possibly armed with a rifle.Rachel Hirshfeld , 12/17/2012, 5:31 PM

Only Jewish Day School in New Zealand Capital Closes

The only Jewish day school in New Zealand’s capital city of Wellington has closed after over 25 years of serving the community. Rachel Hirshfeld , 12/10/2012, 8:09 PM

Public School Teacher Indoctrinates with Anti-Israel Rap

A public school teacher in Australia has been disciplined after playing an overtly anti-Israel song to her students. Rachel Hirshfeld , 12/3/2012, 9:55 PM

Gush Etzion Getting New Schools, Community Centers

Development of Gush Etzion is continuing apace, as five new educational institutions are set to open in the area in the coming daysDavid Lev, 11/25/2012, 6:27 PM

Police: Jihad School Teachings Do Not Warrant Criminal Charges

An Islamic school in Toronto, which had been under investigation for anti-Semitic teachings, will not face criminal charges.Rachel Hirshfeld, 11/11/2012, 9:22 AM

School Expels Teenager Subjected to Anti-Semitic Taunts

A Jewish teenager from Fort Mill, South Carolina said he was beaten and subjected to anti-Semitic taunts by teammates on his football team. Rachel Hirshfeld , 10/26/2012, 12:13 AM

New Zealand's Only Jewish Day School Forced to Close

The only Jewish day school in New Zealand’s capital of Wellington has been forced to close its doors at the end of the year. Rachel Hirshfeld , 8/30/2012, 12:12 AM

Son of Mumbai Terror Victims Joins 2 Million at School

Moshe Holtzberg miraculously survived the Mumbai terror attack in 2008. Today, he starts Grade One, joining 2 million other children. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 8/27/2012, 7:44 AM

Schools Cease Teaching Holocaust, Demand Students Pray to Allah

Many British schools are ceasing to teach the Holocaust in history lessons in order to avoid offending Muslim students.Rachel Hirshfeld , 8/19/2012, 2:33 PM

Report: Al Qaeda Kidnaps Children, Teaches Them to Fight West

Al-Qaeda has been kidnapping children in Somalia and brainwashing them to launch future attacks on the West.Rachel Hirshfeld, 8/14/2012, 2:46 PM

NY Gov. Vetoes Education Bill Benefiting Religious Students

NY Governor Cuomo vetoed a bill that would have made it easier for religious students with special needs to receive tuition reimbursements.Rachel Hirshfeld , 8/1/2012, 7:47 PM

School District Calls Teacher's Nazi Comments 'Free Speech'

School district says teacher exercised First Amendment rights in a speech in which he drew parallels between Nazi Germany and U.S.Rachel Hirshfeld, 7/31/2012, 3:00 PM

Arab Students Dance with Israelis, Sparking School Strife

An Arab principal in the city of Qalqiliya has been shunned for allowing his students to dance with Israelis on a beach in Yaffo. Rachel Hirshfeld, 6/1/2012, 10:08 AM

Hamas Schools to Offer Hebrew, "Know Your Enemy"

This fall, a Hebrew class titled “Know Your Enemy” is going to be offered in Hamas-run schools in Gaza, according to The New York Times. Rachel Hirshfeld , 5/24/2012, 1:39 PM

Toronto Islamic School Preaching Jihad Loses License

Islamic school in Toronto, which has been under police investigation for its anti-Semitic and pro-Jihad texts, lost license to use property.Rachel Hirshfeld, 5/17/2012, 12:00 PM

Lawsuit: Long Island School Ignores Anti-Semitic Assaults

Students at a Long Island high school taunted a Jewish classmate, while the school refused to intervene, according to federal lawsuit. Rachel Hirshfeld, 5/14/2012, 5:11 PM

NY Jewish Girl Wins National Torah Competition

A 14-year-old Jewish high school girl won her division of the national Torah competition, held last Sunday at Yeshiva University.Rachel Hirshfeld, 5/14/2012, 11:12 AM

Teacher Faces Charges for 'Demonstrative' Holocaust Lesson

South Carolina teacher faces charges for dragging a student under a table, saying, "This is what the Nazis do to Jews."Rachel Hirshfeld, 5/1/2012, 2:13 PM

German Jews Welcome Publication of 'Mein Kampf'

The head of the Central Council of Jews in Germany calls Bavaria's decision "responsible" and a "good idea".Rachel Hirshfeld, 4/27/2012, 11:37 AM

Hebrew Charter School Expected to Strengthen D.C. Community

Sela Public Charter School, a Hebrew language public charter school, has been granted a conditional charter to open in District of Columbia.Rachel Hirshfeld, 4/25/2012, 9:15 AM

Inspired by ‘Paper Clips’ Students Collect 6 Million Pennies

Inspired by award-winning documentary Paper Clips, students collect 6 million pennies to commemorate six million Jews murdered in Holocaust.Rachel Hirshfeld, 4/23/2012, 3:03 PM

Court Rules Anti-Jewish Bias Case to Proceed

A U.S. District Court judge in Manhattan ruled that the hostile work environment and religious discrimination lawsuit can proceed. Rachel Hirshfeld, 4/18/2012, 12:59 PM

Hizbullah's Demands, Schools Teach 'Resistance'

Hizbullah's is forcing public schools to dedicate a one-hour session to teaching the history of the ‘Resistance.’Rachel Hirshfeld, 2/28/2012, 6:32 PM

Secular Schools to Mark ‘Gush Katif Day’

Gush Katif Day will be marked for the first time by 75 secular schools Wednesday, the date of the founding of its first Jewish community.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 2/13/2012, 2:36 PM

MK Orlev: Something Must be Done About Yeshiva Tuition Costs

MK Zvulun Orlev has set up a panel that will examine the high tuition costs paid by parents whose children study in Yeshiva high schools.David Lev, 11/21/2011, 2:11 PM

Rocket Attacks Force Students to Study at Home

The rocket attacks may have shut down the schools in southern Israel, but classes are still going on - through the internet.Elad Benari, 10/31/2011, 4:15 AM

Arab Group: Let Us Teach History 'Our Way'

A new guidance document from the Arab Pedagogic Council seeks to implement a curriculum about Israel similar to that taught in PA schools.David Lev, 10/27/2011, 10:03 AM

Liberal Movement: Pro Che "Commies' Took Over Jerusalem School

Complaints were sent to the Education Ministry after a huge poster of Che Guevara was hung outside a school in Jerusalem. David Lev, 9/1/2011, 7:13 PM

School Year Off to a Quiet Start

Schools opened the new year in Israel Thursday, with one of the calmest opening days in years. "Shalom" to 125,000 first graders! David Lev, 9/1/2011, 9:20 AM

Late School Start for Some in South, But Not All

Classes probably won't start on time for many of the children in Israel's southern region, but some in Ashkelon will learn anyway. Chana Ya'ar, 8/28/2011, 2:29 PM