First to fourth graders go back to school

First to fourth graders go back to school

Grades 1 and 2 are to study in 'capsules,' grades 3 and 4 in groups of up to 20. Other grades will continue with distance learning.Reut Hadar, 11/1/2020, 7:41 AM
Netanyahu: Find a more comfortable mask

Netanyahu: Find a more comfortable mask

PM says plan of half school-week for 1st, 2nd graders will be in place 2 weeks, during which cancellation of capsules will be examined.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/29/2020, 9:23 AM
Grades 1-4 to return to school 4 days a week

Grades 1-4 to return to school 4 days a week

Education Ministry announces 2-week program to return elementary school students to school.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/28/2020, 6:22 PM
Mayors demand that government give them authority to organize reopening of schools

Mayors demand that government give them authority to organize reopening of schools

Grades one to four due to resume studies on November 1. Government at odds with local authorities regarding preparations.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/27/2020, 9:05 AM
Grades 1-2 to return to school on Sunday

Grades 1-2 to return to school on Sunday

Discussion on reopening of shops by Coronavirus Cabinet delayed to Thursday.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/26/2020, 8:53 PM
Cabinet to determine outline for return to schools

Cabinet to determine outline for return to schools

PM will try to reach final agreements on approval of return of 1st-4th graders. Finance minister demands opening of some businesses.Reut Hadar, 10/25/2020, 8:46 AM
Health Ministry finds children more likely to catch COVID-19 than adults

Health Ministry finds children more likely to catch COVID-19 than adults

Ministry warns: 'Reopening schools may accelerate virus spread.' Doctors tell Arutz Sheva findings are 'manipulative and erroneous'Mordechai Sones, 10/22/2020, 1:38 PM
Schools to close Wednesday ahead of nationwide lockdown beginning Friday

Schools to close Wednesday ahead of nationwide lockdown beginning Friday

Lockdown plan calls for closure of businesses and schools, as well as reduced public transportation.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/12/2020, 9:23 PM
Health Minister Yuli Edelstein to urge holiday lockdown

Health Minister Yuli Edelstein to urge holiday lockdown

Health Min. Edelstein to support closing schools in 'red' cities, lockdown over holidays. 'Schools opened despite wildly spreading virus.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/2/2020, 10:45 AM
PM Netanyahu: 'Hugging isn't allowed, keep a distance and wear a mask'

PM Netanyahu: 'Hugging isn't allowed, keep a distance and wear a mask'

PM Netanyahu and Education Minister Galant attend ceremony marking first day of school at the Neta'im School in Mevo Horon.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/1/2020, 1:16 PM
Moshe Lion: 'Parents are rightfully concerned' over school year

Moshe Lion: 'Parents are rightfully concerned' over school year

Jerusalem Mayor Moshe Lion says 98% of students arrived at school, parents are 'rightfully concerned.'Hezki Baruch, 9/1/2020, 11:34 AM
Israeli students head back to school - with major restrictions

Israeli students head back to school - with major restrictions

Schools barred from reopening in 'red' cities and towns, while schools which do reopen strictly limit class size and hours.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/1/2020, 7:56 AM
Head of civilian 'coronavirus cabinet': 'Parents, don't send your children to school'

Head of civilian 'coronavirus cabinet': 'Parents, don't send your children to school'

Meir Rubin, head of civilian 'coronavirus cabinet,' calls on parents to avoid sending children to school until after holidays.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/31/2020, 11:10 AM
Thousands of classroom aides will enter classrooms - with no background checks

Thousands of classroom aides will enter classrooms - with no background checks

Six thousand classroom aides will enter Israel's classrooms this week - but local authorities have not performed background checks on them.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/31/2020, 8:35 AM
Capsules in schools? 'One big bluff'

Capsules in schools? 'One big bluff'

Givatayim mayor slams plan for reopening schools, says Israel's leaders 'don't have the guts to say the truth.'103FM, 8/27/2020, 7:03 PM
Requirement to wear masks won't apply during matriculation exams

Requirement to wear masks won't apply during matriculation exams

Education, Health, ministries agree on changes to coronavirus regulations ahead of upcoming school year.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/26/2020, 2:12 PM
School year to start September 1

School year to start September 1

Coronavirus Czar, Education and Health Ministers agree not to delay start of school year, though school may be delayed in 'red' cities.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/24/2020, 3:37 PM
Hadassah CEO: 'School year has started, we're expecting an uptick in cases'

Hadassah CEO: 'School year has started, we're expecting an uptick in cases'

'Public wants to see results of coronavirus czar's work,' Hadassah's Professor Ze'ev Rotstein says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/24/2020, 11:50 AM
Education Ministry cuts school payments, saving parents money

Education Ministry cuts school payments, saving parents money

'Students will continue to hike, enjoy enrichment activities,' Education Min. Galant promises.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/18/2020, 10:36 PM
This is how the school day will look next year, during the coronavirus outbreak

This is how the school day will look next year, during the coronavirus outbreak

Teachers not required to wear masks in class, as Education Ministry discusses high-risk students and number of matriculation exams.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/11/2020, 10:35 AM
Israel may have enough teachers to cope with COVID-19 - in January

Israel may have enough teachers to cope with COVID-19 - in January

To shrink classes amid COVID-19, Israel needs to hire 15,000 teachers. It won’t be easy.Shira Rubin, JTA, 8/10/2020, 9:44 AM
Teachers' organizations: Problems in plan for new school year

Teachers' organizations: Problems in plan for new school year

Teachers' Union chief says plan impossible to implement, as Teachers' Organization chief promises high schools will start 'no matter what.'103FM, Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/5/2020, 11:23 AM
Only half of Israel's teachers trained in distance learning

Only half of Israel's teachers trained in distance learning

'The Education Ministry has nothing to offer, there need to be courses for teacher,' principal says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/3/2020, 1:08 PM
Ontario pulls video called biased against Israel from online high school course

Ontario pulls video called biased against Israel from online high school course

Ontario pulls video called biased against Israel from online high school course.Marcy Oster, JTA, 7/31/2020, 2:05 PM
New plan: Classes will be split into groups of 18 during new school year

New plan: Classes will be split into groups of 18 during new school year

New plan allows older children to attend school at least twice a week, avoids splitting younger students into smaller groups.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/29/2020, 5:02 PM
How the next school year will proceed

How the next school year will proceed

Education Ministry presents plan for beginning of next school year on September 1 and how many days students will be in school.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/23/2020, 5:36 PM
Parents protest opening 'coronavirus hotel' near school in northern Israel

Parents protest opening 'coronavirus hotel' near school in northern Israel

Kibbutz votes on whether to allow coronavirus hotel near school. 'We're talking about 250 people, all confirmed cases,' parent warns.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/14/2020, 1:35 PM
Yoav Galant: School year to start on September 1, despite coronavirus

Yoav Galant: School year to start on September 1, despite coronavirus

Education Min. Yoav Galant promises school year will start on time, lays out possibilities for preventing infection.Orly Harari, 7/8/2020, 5:00 PM
With the coronavirus outbreak, willl the school year start on time?

With the coronavirus outbreak, willl the school year start on time?

Education Ministry holds meeting to discuss options for opening school year in shadow of coronavirus.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/8/2020, 11:51 AM
Yakov Litzman: 'No choice but to close schools until things calm down'

Yakov Litzman: 'No choice but to close schools until things calm down'

Min. Yakov Litzman urges school closures, says children can't adhere to coronavirus guidelines. 'Schools are main source of infection.'Ben Shaul, 6/29/2020, 12:56 PM
Yoav Galant says he 'can't promise school year will start on time'

Yoav Galant says he 'can't promise school year will start on time'

'Our goal is to help Israeli students,' Education Minister Yoav Galant says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/26/2020, 12:07 AM
In some places, summer school might not be ready to start on July 1

In some places, summer school might not be ready to start on July 1

Local authorities are 'committed' to summer school plan but may not be ready to begin on July 1, chairman of organization says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/23/2020, 12:43 PM
493 cases of coronavirus in Israel's schools and preschools

493 cases of coronavirus in Israel's schools and preschools

Around 12% of Israel's newest COVID-19 cases are from educational institutions.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/13/2020, 11:05 PM
Club Z teens call on government leaders to adopt Jewish Students Bill of Rights

Club Z teens call on government leaders to adopt Jewish Students Bill of Rights

Teenage American students draft anti-discrimination laws to guarantee an education free of bigotry and anti-Semitism.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/10/2020, 10:52 AM
63 schools, kindergartens to open and return to classes

63 schools, kindergartens to open and return to classes

385 teachers and staff infected to date with coronavirus. 135 schools and kindergartens closed. 17,605 teachers and students in isolation.Orly Harari, 6/8/2020, 6:54 PM
High school student in Beit Shemesh diagnosed with coronavirus

High school student in Beit Shemesh diagnosed with coronavirus

Students at Beit Shemesh high school to continue studies via distance learning after schoolmate is diagnosed with coronavirus.Yehonatan Gottlieb, 6/8/2020, 1:11 PM
PM: Any educational institution with a coronavirus infection will close

PM: Any educational institution with a coronavirus infection will close

Education Ministry rejects call to close all educational institutions as coronavirus crisis continues.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/3/2020, 7:53 PM
Head of Public Health: 'Coronavirus didn't go to sleep, we're sowing very dangerous seeds'

Head of Public Health: 'Coronavirus didn't go to sleep, we're sowing very dangerous seeds'

'Schools are a source of contagion, they said they would keep the guidelines but compromised,' Health Ministry's Prof. Sigal Sadetski says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/3/2020, 3:03 PM
City of Bat Yam closes two high schools after students diagnosed with coronavirus

City of Bat Yam closes two high schools after students diagnosed with coronavirus

Schools in Bat Yam, Be'er Sheva, close after students are diagnosed with coronavirus.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/3/2020, 10:23 AM
Preventing infection, while maintaining normalcy

Preventing infection, while maintaining normalcy

Jerusalem Council member Elad Malka says city knows how to identify hotspots, but middle schools may need to return to distance learning.Hezki Baruch, 6/2/2020, 4:03 PM
Be'er Sheva: Thousands sent home from school after exposure to COVID-19 patient

Be'er Sheva: Thousands sent home from school after exposure to COVID-19 patient

Four schools in southern Israel close temporarily after students or staff receive coronavirus diagnosis.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/2/2020, 1:49 PM
Health Ministry: Schools with more than 3 COVID-19 cases should be closed

Health Ministry: Schools with more than 3 COVID-19 cases should be closed

Health funds responsible for follow-up for quarantined teachers and students, Health Ministry says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/1/2020, 12:45 PM
New song blesses children returning to school after "covid-vacation"

New song blesses children returning to school after "covid-vacation"

Moshe Kesselman releases song based on 'Hamalach Hagoel' to mark return of Israeli children to school.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/31/2020, 2:42 PM
Student at high school in central Israel diagnosed with coronavirus

Student at high school in central Israel diagnosed with coronavirus

Student at Holon high school diagnosed with coronavirus, sending teachers and students into quarantine.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/30/2020, 11:49 PM
Education Ministry: 103 coronavirus cases - in a single school

Education Ministry: 103 coronavirus cases - in a single school

Hebrew Gymnasium in Jerusalem home to vast majority of school-related coronavirus cases, Education Ministry says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/30/2020, 9:27 PM
Two students in Drom Hasharon diagnosed with coronavirus

Two students in Drom Hasharon diagnosed with coronavirus

Two students at Sharon-area elementary school are diagnosed with coronavirus.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/27/2020, 2:29 PM
It's final: School year extended until mid-July

It's final: School year extended until mid-July

PM Netanyahyu, Education Min., extend school year until mid-July, with subsidized at-school camps until August 6.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/27/2020, 9:29 AM
Rehovot: Additional teacher diagnosed with coronavirus

Rehovot: Additional teacher diagnosed with coronavirus

Second teacher in Rehovot school diagnosed with coronavirus, 35 students ordered to quarantine.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/18/2020, 11:35 AM
Education Ministry: Attendance is voluntary as schools reopen after shutdown

Education Ministry: Attendance is voluntary as schools reopen after shutdown

'Anyone who doesn't want to come to school is not required to,' Education Min. Director-General Shmuel Abuav says.Orly Harari, 5/16/2020, 9:03 PM
No solution yet for sending students in grades 4-6 back to school full-time

No solution yet for sending students in grades 4-6 back to school full-time

'Unthinkable that they reopen malls but not schools,' enraged parent says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/11/2020, 2:35 PM
Report: Grades 4 - 10 to resume studies - one day a week

Report: Grades 4 - 10 to resume studies - one day a week

Schools reportedly planning to reopen for all grades next week - but only on a limited basis, with either 1 or 2 days of class a week.David Rosenberg, 5/10/2020, 8:22 PM
Shuttling to educational institutions to resume tomorrow gradually

Shuttling to educational institutions to resume tomorrow gradually

School transportation resumes gradually, for students who were eligible prior to outbreak.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/4/2020, 2:05 PM
Education Minister Rafi Peretz: Preschools and daycares to open on Sunday

Education Minister Rafi Peretz: Preschools and daycares to open on Sunday

If number of coronavirus cases continues to drop, all schools will reopen by June, Education Min. Peretz says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/4/2020, 1:34 PM
60% attendance at open learning institutions

60% attendance at open learning institutions

Some 180,000 students from around 1,500 educational institutions return today.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/3/2020, 2:09 PM
Yeshivas to reopen after coronavirus crisis? Not in some hasidic circles

Yeshivas to reopen after coronavirus crisis? Not in some hasidic circles

Despite plan allowing yeshivas to reopen, some hasidic groups have instructed their communities to continue distance learning.Michal Levi, 4/29/2020, 5:57 PM
'We're being sent into battle with armor' say teachers

'We're being sent into battle with armor' say teachers

Schooling up to third grade is set to resume next week. Are teachers being forced to choose between their jobs and their health?Yehonatan Gottlieb, 4/29/2020, 10:39 AM
Special education schools reopen: This is what it looks like

Special education schools reopen: This is what it looks like

Parents of special ed children can choose whether to send to school or not, each student will receive a distance learning program as well.Orly Harari, 4/21/2020, 9:37 AM