Education


High-School Teachers to Strike Sunday

High-school students and their teachers will get an extra day off on Sunday, since the Teachers Union announced Friday that it would conduct a one-day warning strike on Sunday. The…

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Sources: DeVos May Only Partly Forgive Some Student Loans

The Education Department is considering only partially forgiving federal loans for students defrauded by for-profit colleges, according to department officials, abandoning the Obama administration’s policy of erasing that debt. Under…

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Report: Pay for Israeli Teachers Improving

Israeli teachers are better paid than they used to be, but not as well as they should be, a report by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) says.…

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NYC Yeshivos Group Pushes Back on Report

A group representing many yeshivos in Brooklyn pushed back Thursday against a derogatory report, asserting that claims they don’t prepare their graduates for a successful life are false. Parents for…

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Smooth Start to New School Year

Although a Friday, 1 September saw Israeli students go back to school – with the school year starting smoothly for the first time in some years. A total of 2,272,000…

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Survey: Secular Students Don’t Like Tanach Class

An Education Ministry survey indicates that unfortunately, Tanach is not a popular subject among students in Israeli secular schools. In a survey of 500 students in Israeli state public schools…

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New Law Regulates Afternoon Care Centers Costs, Rules

The government has approved for legislation a new measure that regulates the functioning of after-school day care centers. The law, proposed by MKs Yifat Shasha-Bitton (Kulanu) and Rabbi Yaakov Margi…

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University Heads Slam Education Ministry Code of Ethics

The heads of universities in Israel on Motzoei Shabbos issued a statement condemning a new code of ethics promulgated by Education Minister Naftali Bennett against university lecturers expressing political opinions during…

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