Education


Over 140,000 Druze in Israel, Statistics Show

Some 141,000 members of the Druze communities live in Israel, the Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS) said in a study, totaling 1.6 percent of Israel’s population. That is an increase…

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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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