Three weeks into the school year, 70 students of Ethiopian origin from the shuttered Nir Etzion school are still at home, despite the municipality's assertion that all of the children have been assigned to other institutions. The High Court of Justice is scheduled to hear a petition this morning against Education Minister Gideon Sa'ar, his ministry and the city of Petah Tikva.
The petition was filed by Tebeka, a legal advocacy organization for Ethiopian Israelis.
Nearly all of the students at the Nir Etzion school were children of Ethiopian immigrants. The school was closed abruptly at the ...
Education Minister Gideon Sa'ar called Professor Dan Shechtman Wednesday afternoon, to congratulate him on winning the Nobel Prize in Chemistry. Sa'ar called Shechtman's achievements "a source of great pride for thehigher educationsystem and the entire State of Israel. "During the conversation, Sa'ar told the Technion scientist that, "Developinghuman capitaland investing in education andhigher educationare the key to achievement and scientific research inthe future.The futureof the State of Israel will be ensured by research on the highest level."
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Education minister says "It is very difficult to create national ethos with three different educational streams" at ECJC conference in Berlin.
BERLIN – The divergent tracks in Israel’s education system are the biggest problem facing the nation’s schools, Education Minister Gideon Sa’ar said on Monday.
“The system where we have different streams – religious streams, secular streams, and Arab streams – cannot, by definition, be efficient. It is very difficult to create a national ethos with three different educational streams,” the minister ...