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Education Ministry to take charge - from daycare through college

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/07/2021 16:14
Teachers refuse to give up their summer vacation

Teachers refuse to give up their summer vacation

Even for 120 shekels/hour, Education Ministry fails to persuade teachers to work during July.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/06/2021 11:43
Health Ministry threatens to close schools over lack of cooperation

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/04/2021 21:49
Is the Education Ministry trying to kill homeschooling?

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.Mordechai Sones, 28/02/2021 08:33
Judea/Samaria and Golan Heights outside textbook for 1st graders

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'Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/02/2021 20:37
Education Ministry Director examines opening schools on Hanukkah

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/11/2020 08:38
New outline for schools to be approved soon

New outline for schools to be approved soon

Most grades to resume on-site learning except grades 7-10, due to inter-ministerial dispute.Talya Eitan, 11/11/2020 11:59
Education Ministry slashes daycare budgets without warning

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/11/2020 23:24
Matriculation data gaps worry Education Ministry

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.Reut Hadar, 19/10/2020 19:49
Jerusalem High School teaches 'The Palestinian narrative'

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.Yonatan Gottleib, 29/09/2020 20:06
Education Ministry: Low morbidity rate in education system

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%.Mordechai Sones, 08/09/2020 21:53
Education Ministry to probe prom which violated COVID-19 orders

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.Ben Ariel, 21/07/2020 04:03
Treasury threatens teachers salary reduction

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.Mordechai Sones, 15/06/2020 21:43
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, 11/05/2020 14:35
Final procedure: 3 days in kindergarten, 3 at home

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.Mordechai Sones, 05/05/2020 17:49
Education Ministry admits: No information on New Israel Fund activities in schools

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/04/2020 10:42
Yamina threatens to sit in opposition

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/04/2020 18:15
Schools to open by beginning of summer?

Schools to open by beginning of summer?

Director-General of the Education Ministry says schools will open gradually, distance learning will continue in parallel.103 FM, 01/04/2020 11:49
Education Minister orders inquiry into teacher who threw apple at Netanyahu

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/02/2020 18:10
Haredi principals told: 'Don't cooperate with the Education Ministry visits'

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.'Ben Shaul, 04/02/2020 11:04
Education Ministry interfering in haredi schools' curriculum?

Education Ministry interfering in haredi schools' curriculum?

Education Min. 'interfering' by conducting thorough 'calculated' inspections of haredi schools, teaching staff and materials, paper says.Ben Shaul, 29/01/2020 13:43
'The Ministry of Education doesn't care about the children'

'The Ministry of Education doesn't care about the children'

Preschool teachers are leaving the field after Min. of Education forces integration of special needs children into regular preschools.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/01/2020 10:19
Education Ministry announces new punishments for students cheating on matriculation exams

Education Ministry announces new punishments for students cheating on matriculation exams

Students caught cheating on matriculation exams can expect to face more severe punishments.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/01/2020 08:28
Education Ministry: Children born in January will not be admitted to preschool early

Education Ministry: Children born in January will not be admitted to preschool early

Education Ministry removes option to request younger children be allowed to begin public preschool a year early.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/01/2020 09:52
Schools to open as usual in central Israel

Schools to open as usual in central Israel

Home Front Command and Ministry of Education announce that schools in Gush Dan and central Israel will be open on Wednesday.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/11/2019 23:48
'The mayor acts as if the residents are there to serve him'

'The mayor acts as if the residents are there to serve him'

Benny Kashriel, mayor of Maaleh Adumim, still refuses to allocate a building for a new school - five years later.Chana Roberts, 10/09/2019 09:53
2.3 million students will return to school on Sunday

2.3 million students will return to school on Sunday

School year to be marked with 'Mutual Responsibility'; schools will engage and connect different sectors and groups in society.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/08/2019 19:54
Education Ministry to permit student tours of Joseph's Tomb

Education Ministry to permit student tours of Joseph's Tomb

Ministry of Education adopts IDF ordinance allowing civilian entry into Joseph's Tomb, and will fund student tours there.Ben Ariel, 21/08/2019 04:03
Holocaust of North African Jews in matriculation examination

Holocaust of North African Jews in matriculation examination

Holocaust of North Africa Jews under Nazi occupation will be mandatory chapter in matriculation history exam.Mordechai Sones, 15/08/2019 11:43
Rabbi Peretz; 'I accept all children in Israel the way they are'

Rabbi Peretz; 'I accept all children in Israel the way they are'

Rabbi Peretz says, 'What I said was based on students who felt terrible distress about their sexual orientation.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/07/2019 00:04
Education Ministry to take control of daycare centers

Education Ministry to take control of daycare centers

PM, Education Minister agree to transfer authority over daycare centers to Education Ministry starting with formation of the next governmentArutz Sheva Staff, 08/07/2019 18:51
Will Arab schools have to fly the Israeli flag?

Will Arab schools have to fly the Israeli flag?

Education Ministry seeks to enforce law requiring public institutions to fly Israeli flag at their entrances.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/06/2019 22:58
Rabbi Peretz: Hamas must not receive any rewards

Rabbi Peretz: Hamas must not receive any rewards

New Education Minister says he will stress the need to take action against Hamas in Gaza.Elad Benari, 18/06/2019 04:05
Rabbi Tau vs. Education Ministry: 'Go do civil disobedience'

Rabbi Tau vs. Education Ministry: 'Go do civil disobedience'

Har HaMor Yeshiva head accuses hostile elements of commandeering education system, 'Take to streets, demonstrate, do civil disobedience.'Mordechai Sones, 17/06/2019 22:38
'Education Ministry can't encourage recognition of Christianity'

'Education Ministry can't encourage recognition of Christianity'

Rabbi instructs yeshiva and ulpanot heads not to take part in seminar organized by Edu Ministry with Christian community in Zichron Yaakov.Mordechai Sones, 03/06/2019 20:30
Report: No government-funded afternoon programs next year

Report: No government-funded afternoon programs next year

Repeat elections hold up passing budget for educational 'extras,' casting doubt on afternoon programs' future prices.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/06/2019 11:55
Matriculation exam cancelled for students in south

Matriculation exam cancelled for students in south

Matriculation exam in civics will not take place on Monday in communities located up to 40 kilometers from the Gaza border.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/05/2019 01:09
Yes to National Service, no to military coercion'

Yes to National Service, no to military coercion'

Religious girls demonstrate against Education Ministry decision to fund groups that encourage them to join the IDF.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/01/2019 19:11
Court orders state to fund army prep school for religious girls

Court orders state to fund army prep school for religious girls

Court instructs Education Ministry to fund IDF preparatory activities at religious girls' schools, as is done at boys' schools.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/01/2019 09:33
Get-refusing teacher expelled from class

Get-refusing teacher expelled from class

For first time in court history: Restraining order against woman refusing divorce terminates her job as teacher and educator.Mordechai Sones, 03/10/2018 16:27
Will Israel nix homework for younger students?

Will Israel nix homework for younger students?

Education Ministry sends proposal to elementary schools, asking them not to assign students homework.Shimon Cohen, 31/07/2018 08:48
Generation's mission: Connect all world's Jews

Generation's mission: Connect all world's Jews

First-ever conference for leading Jewish schools attended by over 150 principals from 31 countries.Eliran Aharon, 12/07/2018 10:40
College near Gaza border forced to raise funds for bomb shelter

College near Gaza border forced to raise funds for bomb shelter

Despite several government and IDF promises to fund shelter, school forced to fund out of own budget;Mordechai Sones, 22/05/2018 20:09
Students around the world learn how to prevent negative speech

Students around the world learn how to prevent negative speech

Thousands of students join worldwide initiative to promote positive speech.Yoni Kempinski, 17/05/2018 01:46
Blame game after nine students die in flash flood

Blame game after nine students die in flash flood

Education Ministry and Defense Ministry blame each other for the tragic drowning of nine high school students.Tzvi Lev, 26/04/2018 22:36
'Israelis who don't learn English are crippled, handicapped'

'Israelis who don't learn English are crippled, handicapped'

Education Ministry director warns that Israeli students who fail to learn English by graduation will be handicapped during life.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/02/2018 08:43
'Haredi MKs neglect the public'

'Haredi MKs neglect the public'

Shas MK slams UTJ MK for holding up regulations to ensure better quality food for Israeli students.Michal Levi, 20/12/2017 09:00
Approved: Five-year prison sentences for assaults on teachers

Approved: Five-year prison sentences for assaults on teachers

Bennett: 'Amendment to law reflects zero tolerance for violence in education system.'Mordechai Sones, 17/12/2017 15:51
Haredi school exams to be recognized by universities?

Haredi school exams to be recognized by universities?

Education Ministry tells colleges, universities, to recognize teachers who passed haredi tests as holding high school diplomas.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/11/2017 08:16
Hearing for Umm al-Fahm principal over 'Palestine' song

Hearing for Umm al-Fahm principal over 'Palestine' song

Principal in Arab school summoned by Education Ministry after school has students sing about being 'Palestinians.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/10/2017 21:54
Education Ministry: We paid the teachers' salaries

Education Ministry: We paid the teachers' salaries

Salaries were delayed because of Yom Kippur, and have been paid in full.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/10/2017 09:28
Watch: Students protest, insist on learning Torah

Watch: Students protest, insist on learning Torah

130 students and teachers from Mitzpeh Yericho demonstrate in front of Education Ministry, insist on continuing current curriculum.Hezki Baruch, 25/09/2017 13:10
PA providing free textbooks to Israeli schools

PA providing free textbooks to Israeli schools

PA Education Minister announces his office provides free Palestinian Authority textbooks to schools in Israel.Mordechai Sones, 10/09/2017 12:20
'No drama, no strikes' as the 2017/2018 school year begins

'No drama, no strikes' as the 2017/2018 school year begins

2017/2018 school year begins Friday for 2,272,000 students. Education Minister praises smooth start of school year: 'No drama, no strikes'.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/09/2017 08:49
School starts in Israel tomorrow, but who teaches the teachers?

School starts in Israel tomorrow, but who teaches the teachers?

Profile of the president of an 'ivy league' institution, Orot Teachers College, one of the people who shapes religious education in IsraelOfra Lax, 'Besheva', 31/08/2017 17:43
Chabad school in Tel Zion suffers criminal neglect

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, 16/08/2017 07:56
'It's a good thing your Anglo parents made you speak English'

'It's a good thing your Anglo parents made you speak English'

Acute lack of male religious English teachers for Israeli yeshiva high schools. Moreshet Ya'akov came up with the solution.Rochel Sylvetsky, 04/08/2017 10:05