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Education Minister vows support for University of Haifa, NB School of Design merger

Education Minister vows support for University of Haifa, NB School of Design merger

Education Min. Shasha-Biton vows support for university merger, lauds university’s contributions to social mobility.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/10/2021 10:59
Mother gets standing ovation after calling for school 'mass exodus'

Mother gets standing ovation after calling for school 'mass exodus'

Florida mother says "The only thing to do at this point is to have a mass exodus from the public school system."Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/10/2021 09:29
Shortage of tests may delay early release from quarantine

Shortage of tests may delay early release from quarantine

'Green classroom' plan goes into effect, allowing students to test instead of quarantine when classmate is diagnosed with coronavirus.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/10/2021 09:03
Coronavirus czar: 'Rise in infections expected in October'

Coronavirus czar: 'Rise in infections expected in October'

'You don't need to be a big expert - with the return to schools, we'll see a rise in coronavirus infections,' Prof. Salman Zarka says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/09/2021 13:13
Nearly 100,000 schoolchildren in quarantine as studies resume

Nearly 100,000 schoolchildren in quarantine as studies resume

As school year resumes following holidays, over 3,000 staff and nearly 100,000 students remain at home.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/09/2021 12:35
The decision which could keep children home from school

The decision which could keep children home from school

PM Bennett decides that students who have not gotten 3rd vaccine dose after 6 months will not be able to return to school.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/09/2021 19:50
Unvaccinated teachers won't be allowed to enter schools

Unvaccinated teachers won't be allowed to enter schools

Education Ministry instructs principals to bar teachers without Green Pass or negative test from entering educational institutions.Orly Harari, 23/09/2021 11:04
PM Bennett to hold discussion on reopening schools after holiday season

PM Bennett to hold discussion on reopening schools after holiday season

'Schools shouldn't reopen as long as we are at the height of this wave of coronavirus,' Religious Zionism's MK Rothman says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/09/2021 14:35
'School children used as lab rats for leftist indoctrination'

'School children used as lab rats for leftist indoctrination'

Australian commentator is appalled by the brainwashing taking place in local schools.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/09/2021 12:00
Negative test result condition for return to school after Sukkot

Negative test result condition for return to school after Sukkot

Grades 1-6 barred from school after holidays pending presentation of negative result, teachers will need proof of third vaccine dose.Orli Harari, 19/09/2021 12:25
Rapid coronavirus tests to be distributed after holidays

Rapid coronavirus tests to be distributed after holidays

Magen David Adom & local authorities will distribute coronavirus antigen tests in an attempt to reduce infections in schools after holidays.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/09/2021 11:39
Military report: Rise in severe infections

Military report: Rise in severe infections

New report by Military Intelligence Directorate suggests preparing options for 'significantly reducing' frontal learning.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/09/2021 14:24
President Isaac Herzog and the First Lady open the 5782 school year at Modi'in school

President Isaac Herzog and the First Lady open the 5782 school year at Modi'in school

President Herzog: 'We have an excellent education system. Their success is our success and the success of our future.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/09/2021 13:03
Education Min. official: 'School aren't places that create infections'

Education Min. official: 'School aren't places that create infections'

Yigal Slovik, Director General of the Education Ministry, praises government for starting school year on time, warns some schools may close.103FM, 01/09/2021 12:15
Parents threaten: 'We'll lie and say we tested our children for coronavirus'

Parents threaten: 'We'll lie and say we tested our children for coronavirus'

Some parents don't want to test their children for coronavirus, and are not above lying to the school. 'Sometimes that's part of education.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/09/2021 10:42
Education Min. official: Teachers who won't get vaxxed or checked cannot come to school

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/09/2021 08:58
First day of school jitters? Kids aren't the only ones who feel it

First day of school jitters? Kids aren't the only ones who feel it

From Sweden to Singapore, stock market trading volumes tumble when working moms take time off to accompany junior on first day of school.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/08/2021 14:57
Education Minister Shasha-Biton: 'We can learn less chapters of the Bible'

Education Minister Shasha-Biton: 'We can learn less chapters of the Bible'

At Education Committee meeting, Education Min. Shasha-Biton suggests 'learning less chapters of Bible, focusing more on the social aspect.'Hezki Baruch, 30/08/2021 13:05
'We have a moral and legal obligation to ensure students don't infect other students'

'We have a moral and legal obligation to ensure students don't infect other students'

'We may announce that unvaccinated students cannot enter without a negative test,' Teachers Association head Ran Erez says.103FM, 30/08/2021 11:58
Pediatrician: 'Don't start school year, we need to wait'

Pediatrician: 'Don't start school year, we need to wait'

'I don't know what I'll do with my children, but it's not right for government to start school year on time,' says Dr. Shani Idan Reuven.103FM, 30/08/2021 09:38
Dr. Fauci supports vaccine mandate in all US schools

Dr. Fauci supports vaccine mandate in all US schools

Fauci expects FDA to grant full approval to vaccine for children by October.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/08/2021 23:01
Fmr. Health Ministry Dir. Gen. Moshe Bar Siman Tov: 'Start school only after the holidays'

Fmr. Health Ministry Dir. Gen. Moshe Bar Siman Tov: 'Start school only after the holidays'

'Only someone colorblind can miss how bright red the green class plans are,' Moshe Bar Siman Tov, former Health Min. Director General, says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/08/2021 11:17
Health Min. official: Compromise on culture - not on education

Health Min. official: Compromise on culture - not on education

Dr, Sharon Alroy-Preis, public health services chief, urges opening schools on time, restricting entertainment and culture.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/08/2021 09:29
Want to visit your child's school? Bring proof of immunity or a negative COVID-19 test

Want to visit your child's school? Bring proof of immunity or a negative COVID-19 test

Education Ministry instructs: Proof of immunity or negative test as condition for parents, visitors, to enter schools.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/08/2021 14:50
'If parents don't want to vaccinate their children - let them stay home'

'If parents don't want to vaccinate their children - let them stay home'

'The entire State of Israel is open, no reason to place a lockdown on the education system,' Ran Erez, Teachers Association chair, says.103FM, 25/08/2021 14:14
Home Front Command ends serological testing for children

Home Front Command ends serological testing for children

IDF soldiers conducting the serological tests join marathon efforts to package and distribute antigen tests prior to start of school year.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/08/2021 10:52
MK Ofir Sofer: 'For three days of school, we'll be paying a high price'

MK Ofir Sofer: 'For three days of school, we'll be paying a high price'

'Starting school on time may put thousands of families in quarantine over the holidays,' MK Ofir Sofer says.Hezki Baruch, 24/08/2021 17:43
Israel missed an opportunity to change its schools for the better

Israel missed an opportunity to change its schools for the better

Dr. Meir Preis, husband of top Health Min. official, slams Education Ministry for 'fighting yesterday's battles.'Vered Tlala, 24/08/2021 16:50
First COVID-safe class closed due to high infection rates

First COVID-safe class closed due to high infection rates

High infection rate leads to near-complete shutdown of one of the Education Ministry's two schools piloting new quarantine-free plan.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/08/2021 16:21
Justice Ministry okays withholding salaries of unvaccinated teachers

Justice Ministry okays withholding salaries of unvaccinated teachers

Justice Min. gives go-ahead to withhold unvaccinated teachers' salaries - so long as they aren't required to test every day, report says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/08/2021 11:32
Coronavirus czar: 'We need to take more steps to reduce infection'

Coronavirus czar: 'We need to take more steps to reduce infection'

'There will be infections and classes will be closed - there are no magic solutions,' coronavirus czar Prof. Zarka says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/08/2021 08:30
Who are the million Israelis who have yet to be vaccinated?

Who are the million Israelis who have yet to be vaccinated?

What would happen if they all turned up to be vaxxed tomorrow? As events on Sunday showed, the systems would collapse.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/08/2021 22:59
MK Sharren Haskel: Children die from COVID too

MK Sharren Haskel: Children die from COVID too

New Hope MK supports vaccinating children in schools though she admits they'll be under emotional pressure to consent.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/08/2021 13:33
MK Esawi Frej: 'Embarrassing to speak about vaccination rates in Arab sector'

MK Esawi Frej: 'Embarrassing to speak about vaccination rates in Arab sector'

Meretz's Arab MK, Esawi Frej, says vaccination rates in Arab sector are 'embarrassing,' emphasizes school must be in-person.103FM, 18/08/2021 13:30
Schools to reopen according to new outline

Schools to reopen according to new outline

Program includes weekly COVID-19 testing, new guidelines governing quarantine.Orly Harari, 17/08/2021 09:33
Poll: 50% of population support delaying start of academic year until after festivals

Poll: 50% of population support delaying start of academic year until after festivals

52% think festival lockdown unnecessary. 55% of those polled either somewhat or extremely unhappy with PM's handling of situation.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/08/2021 22:11
Israel needs 5,000 more classrooms

Israel needs 5,000 more classrooms

'Government is not providing for the basic need for classrooms,' local leaders tell Finance Minister Liberman.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/08/2021 12:39
Coronavirus czar: Consider starting school year in October

Coronavirus czar: Consider starting school year in October

'Vaccine is what got us out of the third lockdown, anti-vaxxers need to do some soul-searching,' Coronavirus Czar Prof. Salman Zarka says.103FM, 12/08/2021 10:30
Labor MK: 'School fees increase social gaps'

Labor MK: 'School fees increase social gaps'

'All sorts of mediocre people are running things, only because they were born in the 'right' social status,' Labor MK Moatti says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/08/2021 12:23
Officials warn: 'No way' to finish serology testing by the time school starts

Officials warn: 'No way' to finish serology testing by the time school starts

Senior officials involved in conducting serology tests for schoolchildren warns 'no way' task will be complete by start of new school year.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/08/2021 11:28
Education Ministry predicts: 5,000 students with coronavirus on Sept. 1

Education Ministry predicts: 5,000 students with coronavirus on Sept. 1

Education Minister agrees to split classes into capsules - but not in preschool through fourth grade.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/08/2021 18:38
This Long Island community saved its Jewish school - by buying it

This Long Island community saved its Jewish school - by buying it

Long Island leaders and parents save a Jewish day school by buying it. 'It's an essential part of Jewish life in central Long Island.'Stewart Ain, JTA, 06/08/2021 08:10
Coronavirus vaccines may split classes in two

Coronavirus vaccines may split classes in two

'Classes may be split in two - those children who are vaccinated, and those who are unvaccinated,' teacher warns.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/08/2021 12:04
Yifat Shasha-Biton: 'Vaccination in schools? That's a crime'

Yifat Shasha-Biton: 'Vaccination in schools? That's a crime'

Education Min. Shasha-Biton refuses to hear of vaccination in schools, says children are under 'emotional stress' from being at home.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/07/2021 09:27
Yaffa Ben David: 'The principals aren't ready - that's insane'

Yaffa Ben David: 'The principals aren't ready - that's insane'

Yaffa Ben David, head of the Teachers Union, blasts Education Min. Shasha-Biton: 'Clarify policies, we heard it only from the media.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/07/2021 20:18
Prof. Gabi Barabash supports Education Minister's plan for opening schools

Prof. Gabi Barabash supports Education Minister's plan for opening schools

Former Health Min. Director General supports plan for 48-hour quarantine for schoolchildren with infected classmate. 'It could work.'Hezki Baruch, 28/07/2021 19:27
Health Min.: 'No way to avoid capsules in school'

Health Min.: 'No way to avoid capsules in school'

Education Min. plan for new school year is 'too little, and it will be too late,' Health Min. officials say.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/07/2021 11:03
Education Minister vows schools to reopen fully this fall

Education Minister vows schools to reopen fully this fall

Education Ministry seeks to restore as much of a routine school life as possible to ensure students' mental health.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/07/2021 15:33
Education and Health Ministries discussing plan to return to school

Education and Health Ministries discussing plan to return to school

Children will study without capsules, those who test positive verified will be sent for isolation.Ben Ariel, 20/07/2021 05:21
New plan for opening school year: Weekly coronavirus tests

New plan for opening school year: Weekly coronavirus tests

Center for Local Authorities presents new plan for school year without zigzags or capsules.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/07/2021 11:15
COVID-19 in schools: Nearly 23,000 teachers, students quarantined

COVID-19 in schools: Nearly 23,000 teachers, students quarantined

Over 1,700 teachers and students test positive for coronavirus, sending nearly 23,000 into quarantine.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/07/2021 15:07
Health Ministry to recommend starting school year in capsules

Health Ministry to recommend starting school year in capsules

Number of active coronavirus cases tops 4,000 after 531 new cases diagnosed in a single day.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/07/2021 23:16
Arizona Senate Democrats vote against anti-Semitism education bill

Arizona Senate Democrats vote against anti-Semitism education bill

Bill cites IHRA definition of anti-Semitism, requires schools teach that claiming Israel does not have a right to exist is anti-Semitic.Dan Verbin, 06/07/2021 17:09
Education Min.: 'Summer vacation can be moved to August-September'

Education Min.: 'Summer vacation can be moved to August-September'

Education Min. Yifat Shasha-Biton says she wants to find 'creative' solutions for summer vacation.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/06/2021 14:16
Interest in summer school for grades 5-6 low

Interest in summer school for grades 5-6 low

Israel promised summer school to help close gaps caused by coronavirus lockdowns - but older students aren't interested.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/06/2021 10:29
Virginia school board targeted by anti-Semitic KKK flyers

Virginia school board targeted by anti-Semitic KKK flyers

Approximately 30 hate flyers targeted Fairfax Country school board members last week.Dan Verbin, 21/06/2021 15:36
11 schoolchildren infected with coronavirus

11 schoolchildren infected with coronavirus

In Modi'in, 11 students are diagnosed with coronavirus, sending 140 students into quarantine.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/06/2021 14:22