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Public charter schools puts benefits of teaching Hebrew to the test
Now in its ninth year, the Hebrew Public network of 13 charter schools utilizes a blend of startup philanthropic funding and state funds to offer high-quality Hebrew language education to Jewish and non-Jewish students alike.
Dangoors give major gift to Imperial College London
A $6.4 million contribution from the Dangoor family’s Exilarch Foundation through its education component will have a far-reaching impact at Imperial College London.
Belgium suspends aid to PA education ministry for naming schools after terrorists
Itamar Marcus & Nan Jacques Zilberdik
The Belgian Ministry of Development Cooperation has announced that “the glorification of terrorism or perpetrators of terrorist acts is not acceptable under any circumstances.”
Texas to require schools to teach ‘Arab rejection of Israel has led to ongoing conflict’
The Texas Board of Education voted during a curriculum review last week to keep a controversial sentence in high school textbooks, used by approximately 5.4 million public-school children.
OECD report sheds light on education spending in Israel
The Jewish state spends about 6 percent less per elementary-school child, 24 percent less per high school student and 41 percent per post-high school student than the OECD average.
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Some 2.3 million Israeli students start academic year
Israeli President Reuven Rivlin, taking part in the first day ceremonies told students: “You can be prime ministers, and, of course, presidents of the country. You can be ministers or Knesset members. ... The boys and girls here are the future of the State of Israel.”
Two Israeli universities listed among global Top 100
The Technion, in the 93rd spot last year, shot up to the 77th spot among universities across the globe. Hebrew University, which did not make the list last year, reached the 95th slot.
Viral video star is an Orthodox education pioneer
Meet Rabbi Menachem Bombach, 41, the founder of Torah Academy-Midrasha Chasidit, a new yeshivah system in Israel focused on reducing poverty in the haredi community through education.
University code of ethics limits political agendas in Israeli classrooms
The new code also halts discrimination for or against students by the lecturer as a result of their political views, and prohibits any connection or public support of academic boycotts of Israeli institutions.
CAMERA conference helps students combat BDS at home and abroad
High-tech, low barriers: new study advances the digital future of Jewish learning
Dr. Birthright: current, future medical professionals get to see ‘the real Israel’
Amid warming Arab-Israeli relations, Egyptians push for open outlook on education
In ‘iTrek,’ Israeli start-up scene is future business leaders’ training ground
New models focus on the ‘I’ in Israel education