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

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

Education Minister urges reform, promises not to fire teachers.Maayana Miskin, 28/04/2013 14:15
Ariel: First in 'Laptops for All Teachers' Program

Ariel: First in 'Laptops for All Teachers' Program

Beginning this year, all 204 teachers in Ariel's schools will receive a laptop computer, and 120 hours of training.David Lev, 17/09/2011 20:33
School Year Changes Spark Ire

School Year Changes Spark Ire

The new school year of 5772 (2011-12) will begin nearly a week earlier than usual - in the middle of some teachers' planned vacations.Hillel Fendel, 02/06/2011 15:21
Yad L'achim: Teach More Judaism

Yad L'achim: Teach More Judaism

Days before the holiday of Shavuot, Yad L'achim called for more action in promoting Jewish identity among schoolchildren in Israel.David Lev, 31/05/2011 21:33
Math Exams = High Tension

Math Exams = High Tension

Approximately 300,000 Israeli students tackle tricky math matriculation exams Monday, and officials hope there won’t be leaked answers this time. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 23/05/2011 11:43
Visit the Religious Music School

Visit the Religious Music School

INN TV visits Mizmor, a special school of music for Israel's religious sector.Elad Benari and Yoni Kempinski, 29/03/2011 05:15
Arabs Refuse Israeli Textbooks

Arabs Refuse Israeli Textbooks

Arab educators in East Jerusalem are pressing parents and students to reject Israeli textbooks even if it means foregoing subsidies.Gabe Kahn., 25/03/2011 01:17
Teachers' Strike 'Illegal'

Teachers' Strike 'Illegal'

The Middle and High School Teachers Organization said it would strike Tuesday in ten middle schools because of deductions from teachers' pay.Gil Ronen, 08/11/2010 22:40
American Oleh Teachers Snubbed

American Oleh Teachers Snubbed

INN report: A program that retrains licensed teachers from the US who make aliyah has been canceled and may jeopardize their moving to IsraelDavid Lev, 27/10/2010 09:04
$1M for Arab-Jewish Peace Pgm

$1M for Arab-Jewish Peace Pgm

The US federal government has granted nearly a million dollars to the Abraham Fund to support a three-year Arab-Israeli co-existence project.Chana Ya'ar, 13/10/2010 18:28
Orlev: a Year with No Strikes

Orlev: a Year with No Strikes

Education Committee Chairman MK Orlev asks unions to let children begin the school year Wednesday without strikes.Gil Ronen, 30/08/2010 17:21
Anti-Israel Book in Cdn. Classes

Anti-Israel Book in Cdn. Classes

Toronto’s school board supports keeping of anti-Israel novel in school libraries.Elad Benari, 27/08/2010 02:21
Back to School in Uniforms

Back to School in Uniforms

Schools uniforms are back in fashion - as of next year. Education Minister says they will help restore pride and discipline in the school system.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 18/01/2010 09:37
'Politics at Children's Expense'

'Politics at Children's Expense'

MK Danon, chairman of the Knesset Children's Rights Committee, visited a Jewish school in Samaria to witness the effect of the freeze on the kids.Yoni Kempinski, 20/12/2009 15:55
Funds to Bulletproof Yesha Buses

Funds to Bulletproof Yesha Buses

The Knesset Finance Committee on Tuesday approved a special budget allocation for bulletproof buses on routes traveling through Judea and Samaria.Hana Levi Julian, 09/12/2009 10:38
USAID Funds Incitement

USAID Funds Incitement

The massive USAID program for the Palestinian Authority helps build schools where children learn incitement, journalist David Bedein reveals.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 11/11/2009 11:26
Yesha Children ‘Out in the Cold’

Yesha Children ‘Out in the Cold’

The government’s freeze on new building in Judea and Samaria violates the rights of children, according to the director of the Child Services.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 10/11/2009 19:37
Flu Closes Tel Aviv School

Flu Closes Tel Aviv School

A Tel Aviv elementary school has been closed for the first time due to an outbreak of flu. It is not clear which viral strain caused the closure.Hana Levi Julian, 27/10/2009 11:12
Saar: Public Schools Come First

Saar: Public Schools Come First

Education Minister Gidon Saar says Israel must put public schools first – even at the expense of hareidi-religious and Arab schools.Maayana Miskin, 21/09/2009 18:33
Earthquake Cage Test a Success

Earthquake Cage Test a Success

The city of Jerusalem successfully tested an earthquake cage aimed at protecting schoolchildren. Test involved blowing up a school.Maayana Miskin, 14/09/2009 18:38
Principal Loses 'Intifada Shirt'

Principal Loses 'Intifada Shirt'

An Arabic public school principal who lost her job defending "Intifada" T-shirts, has now lost a lawsuit against the New York Board of Education.Avraham Zuroff, 08/09/2009 05:43
Bigwig Politicians Tour Schools

Bigwig Politicians Tour Schools

Prime Minister Netanyahu told students in Modiin on their first day of school he now realizes that classes are "even more important than recess." Hillel Fendel, 01/09/2009 11:35
Saar: No Immigrants? No Funding

Saar: No Immigrants? No Funding

Semi-private schools that refused to take in immigrants from Ethiopia may lose their funding, as the Education Ministry rejects compromise deal.Maayana Miskin, 30/08/2009 23:07
Praise for Saar Despite Problems

Praise for Saar Despite Problems

Teachers Organization head Ran Erez is impressed by Gideon Saar despite problems facing schools this year.IsraelNN TV staff, 30/08/2009 21:48
PM Reveals Anti-Violence Plan

PM Reveals Anti-Violence Plan

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu revealed details of his "Zero Tolerance for Violence" policy.Zalman Nelson, 30/08/2009 12:11
Sharp Rise in Hareidi Education

Sharp Rise in Hareidi Education

Results from a social policy report see a 51 percent rise in hareidi schoolchildren in Israel over the decade, while state education is dwindling.Avraham Zuroff, 30/08/2009 07:18
Shomron: Give Us Ethiopian Kids

Shomron: Give Us Ethiopian Kids

The struggle in Petah Tikva over where to enroll 50 young immigrants in school has revealed deeper issues involved in immigrant absorption.Maayana Miskin and Gil Ronen, 28/08/2009 10:20
Parents to Teachers: Dress Up

Parents to Teachers: Dress Up

Teachers may have to dress more modestly this year. The Association of Israeli Parents wants a ban on mini-skirts and exposed tummies. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 25/08/2009 08:52
Speak English? Make Aliyah

Speak English? Make Aliyah

Do you speak English? Are you looking for work? Israel wants you! It is offering 14 months of training for new immigrants who qualify. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 09/07/2009 11:54