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Education Ministry outlines solution to teachers union crisis

After meetings with Finance Ministry, Education Ministry has outline for improving teachers' salaries and solving manpower shortage.

Education Ministry outlines solution to teachers union crisis

Education Minister: I understand the frustration of the teachers

Education Minister Yifat Shasha-Biton: The teachers' strike could have been avoided, I feel for the teachers.

'I understand the frustration of the teachers'

Education Ministry cancels students summer trips to Poland

Ministry Director General accuses Polish govt. of attempting to rewrite the history of the Holocaust.

Education Ministry cancels students summer trips to Poland

Education Ministry working to identify terror-supporting teachers

In Jerusalem and Be'er Sheva, Arab teachers carried out terror attacks. Now, the Education Ministry has a new policy.

Education Min. working to identify terror-supporting teachers

'On September 1, there won't be any more teachers'

Around 600 teachers left the school system during the past year, Education Min. Director General says.

'On September 1, there won't be any more teachers'

Top health official: Education Ministry not reporting COVID-positive students

'Health Ministry can't enforce quarantine for those who aren't testing,' says Dr. Sharon Alroy-Preis, head of public health services.

Education Ministry not reporting COVID-positive students

Education Minister: 'Health Ministry is creating chaos'

Education Min. Shasha-Biton slams Health Ministry chaos, promises she 'won't allow' education system to be 'dragged into bedlam.'

Education Minister: 'Health Ministry is creating chaos'

Education Ministry bars COVID testing at schools

"Health Ministry did not coordinate with us," Ministry officials explain. Meanwhile, 200,000 tests per day being conducted.

Education Ministry bars COVID testing at schools

'Parents, take your children to get vaccinated'

'Policy hasn't changed, Education Min. always said to do everything to preserve school routines,' new Education Min. Director General says.

'Parents, take your children to get vaccinated'

Bennett proposes denying entry to classes for unvaccinated kids

The Ministry of Education and other MKs oppose the proposal. Parental leadership: "A proposal that is a disgrace to decision-makers."

Bennett proposes denying entry to classes for unvaccinated kids

Education Ministry: Coronavirus manager quits position

Official charged with responsibility for in-school vaccination drives announces resignation shortly after Education Min. Dir. Gen. is fired.

Education Ministry: Coronavirus manager quits position

Education Minister: Fired Director General 'not worthy of faith'

'Disagreements were over his performance, not coronavirus pandemic,' Education Min. Shasha-Biton says of fired official.

Education Minister: Fired Director General 'not worthy of faith'

Outgoing Education Min. official: 'This whole business is insane'

'The whole business is insane, they're not implementing government decisions on COVID-19 at all,' newly-fired Education. Min. official says.

Outgoing Education Min. official: 'The whole business is insane'

Education Minister fires ministry chief over vaccines in schools

Minister Yifat Shasha-Biton fires Education Ministry Director-General over his support for holding COVID vaccination drives in schools.

Education Minister fires ministry chief over vaccines in schools

Are yeshivas which offer distance learning being disqualified?

Education Ministry disqualifying yeshivas which employ distance learning, on claims of 'low attendance,' MK Maklev says.

Are yeshivas which offer distance learning being disqualified?

Education Ministry to allow distance learning in yeshivas

Following complaint of discrimination against yeshivas which keep COVID-19 rules, Education Ministry sets new policy for distance learning.

Education Ministry to allow distance learning in yeshivas

Yeshivas are being disqualified - for keeping COVID-19 rules

Yeshiva students who do not have a Green Pass cannot attend yeshiva - and their yeshivas are being disqualified because of it, report says.

Yeshivas are being disqualified - for keeping COVID-19 rules

Relief for children who had COVID-19 in the past six months

Children who have recovered from COVID-19 in the past six months will not be required to undergo antigen test before returning to school.

Relief for children who had COVID-19 in the past six months

Education Min. official: Teachers who won't get vaxxed or checked cannot come to school

Yigal Slovik, a top Education Ministry official, says he is not in favor of closing schools, supports cooperation between ministries.

Teachers who won't get vaxxed or checked barred from school

Schools to reopen according to new outline

Program includes weekly COVID-19 testing, new guidelines governing quarantine.

Schools to reopen according to new outline

Education Ministry to take charge - from daycare through college

Higher Education Ministry to be incorporated into Education Ministry, moving programs from birth through college under a single roof.

Education Ministry to take charge - from daycare through college

Teachers refuse to give up their summer vacation

Even for 120 shekels/hour, Education Ministry fails to persuade teachers to work during July.

Teachers refuse to give up their summer vacation

Health Ministry threatens to close schools over lack of cooperation

Director of public health services in the Health Ministry writes to Education Ministry demanding fast testing over Indian variant.

Health Ministry threatens to close some schools

Is the Education Ministry trying to kill homeschooling?

Homeschooling families across country face intensified scrutiny they say crosses line to harassment; Education Ministry ignores query.

Is the Education Ministry trying to kill homeschooling?

Judea/Samaria and Golan Heights outside textbook for 1st graders

Tens of thousands of first-grade students in Israel study from textbook with map without Judea/Samaria; 'Cancel Education Ministry approval'

Judea/Samaria and Golan Heights outside textbook for 1st graders

Education Ministry Director examines opening schools on Hanukkah

Education Ministry Director says budget required to run schools on Hanukkah, but notes there is good response to move on part of teachers.

Education Ministry Director examines opening schools on Hanukkah

New outline for schools to be approved soon

Most grades to resume on-site learning except grades 7-10, due to inter-ministerial dispute.

New plan for schools to be approved soon

Education Ministry slashes daycare budgets without warning

Suddenly, in the middle of the school year, the Ministry has discovered a legal issue that must be rectified immediately.

Education Ministry slashes daycare budgets without warning

Matriculation data gaps worry Education Ministry

Ministry finds matriculation scores during summer significantly higher than in recent years, but decided not to harm students' scores.

Matriculation data gaps worry Education Ministry

Jerusalem High School teaches 'The Palestinian narrative'

Jerusalem high school parents say their children are studying excerpts from book banned from being taught in schools by Education Ministry.

Jerusalem High School teaches 'The Palestinian narrative'

Education Ministry: Low morbidity rate in education system

Proportion of carriers in education system is only 6.5% of total population, while relative population distribution stands at 26.28%.

Education Ministry: Low morbidity rate in education system

Education Ministry to probe prom which violated COVID-19 orders

Ministry of Education to probe graduation party that was held at the Hebrew Gymnasium in Jerusalem with more than 100 students.

Education Ministry to probe prom which violated COVID-19 orders

Treasury threatens teachers salary reduction

Treasury threatens teachers refusing to teach after June 19 will have wages reduced according to days they don't work. Teachers reject.

Treasury threatens teachers salary reduction

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.

No solution yet for students in grades 4-6

Final procedure: 3 days in kindergarten, 3 at home

Ahead of Sunday opening, Ministry publishes kindergarten gradual return model: 3 days kindergarten learning, 3 days home learning.

Final procedure: 3 days in kindergarten, 3 at home

Education Ministry admits: No information on New Israel Fund activities in schools

Watchdog petitions Education Ministry to divulge information on NIF-backed high school programs.

Education Min. lacking information on NIF programs in schools?

Yamina threatens to sit in opposition

Party warns against unity deal which would replace Rabbi Rafi Peretz with a Blue and White MK as Education Minister.

Yamina threatens to sit in opposition

Schools to open by beginning of summer?

Director-General of the Education Ministry says schools will open gradually, distance learning will continue in parallel.

Schools to open by start of summer?

Education Minister orders inquiry into teacher who threw apple at Netanyahu

Min. Rafi Peretz calls teacher who threw apple at PM Netanyahu, compared him to Hitler, for an inquiry.

Inquiry into teacher who threw apple at Netanyahu

Haredi principals told: 'Don't cooperate with the Education Ministry visits'

Directors of haredi school system urge school principals not to cooperate with inspections. 'System should remain independent.'

'Don't cooperate with the Education Ministry visits'