education


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Society
Ultra-Orthodox Jewish children seen the first day of school at an ultra-Orthodox school in the Neve Yaakov neighborhood of Jerusalem on August 9, 2021.

Ultra-Orthodox education and Israel’s economic future

Why do politicians like Avigdor Liberman care so much about the ultra-Orthodox?

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Iran & Eastern States
Taliban fighters stand guard during a military street parade in Maymana, Afghanistan, on January 16, 2022.

Taliban to hold grand council to chart Afghan progress

Participants 'can even make complaints'

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Society
Ultra-orthodox Jewish kids in a Jerusalem school, on August 9, 2021.

Israel to fund ultra-Orthodox schools despite lacking curriculum

'I find the Finance Ministry's solution a mistake. What kind of message does that send about the rule of law'

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Society
Yaffa Ben-David, la secrétaire-générale du Syndicat des enseignants, lors d'une manifestation d'enseignants israéliens réclamant de meilleurs salaires et conditions de travail, à Tel Aviv, le 30 mai 2022

Israeli teachers set to strike again Tuesday across the country

New strike called for due to stalemate in negotiations over raising teachers' salaries

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Society
Teens at lunch break, at the Arison Campus Arts School, Tel Aviv, Israel, on May 26, 2006.

Survey shows increase in hungry children within Israeli education system

Overall academic performance and behavior of students improved

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Society
Israeli teachers protest as they demand better pay and working conditions in Tel Aviv, Israel, on May 30, 2022.

Israeli schools to open late as teachers strike over salaries

Nearly two million children to start classes at 10 a.m.

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Europe
A Jewish youth prays near a barbed wire fence during the annual March of the Living at the former Nazi Death Camp Auschwitz-Birkenau, in Oswiecim, southern Poland, April 19, 2012.

Israel cancels youth trips to Poland over ‘educative manipulations’

'The Poles wanted to mess with the content of the trips'

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Society
Students walk past a mural at the entrance to the Hecht Museum at the University of Haifa in northern Israel, on April 11, 2016.

Scholarship at Israeli university ‘taking Arabs out of the story’

'Support for only Jews is not part of an appropriate agenda for an academic institution'

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Society
Israeli teachers protest calling for financial help from the government, in Tel Aviv on April 30, 2020.

Israel Teachers Union goes on strike to protest low wages

State schools, kindergartens close early due to staff’s strike over salaries

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Iran & Eastern States
Afghan women and girls take part in a protest in front of the Ministry of Education in Kabul, Afghanistan, demanding that high schools be reopened for girls on March 26, 2022.

Afghan women demand education and work at Kabul protest

Women chanted ‘bread, work, freedom’

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Society
Ultra-Orthodox Jewish kids seen the first day of school at an ultra-Orthodox school the in Neve Yaakov neighborhood of Jerusalem, August 9, 2021.

Israel: Ministry planning reform for ultra-Orthodox schools

This is one of many reforms aimed at encouraging the ultra-Orthodox to join the workforce

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Environment
Prof. Lior Elbaz, Bar-Ilan Council of Trustees Chairman Shlomo Zohar, Israel's Energy Minister Karine Elharrar, Bar-Ilan President Prof. Arie Zaban and CEO Zohar Yinon, at Bar Ilan University, Israel, May 23, 2022.

Israel: Bar-Ilan University launches environment research center and school

'An institute like the one inaugurated at Bar-Ilan is the place from which results will emerge'

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Society
Graffiti in the community of Netiv Haasara of southern Israel, on February 7, 2021.

Coexistence in Israeli education – 'The other is me'

The Israeli-Palestinian relationship is hanging by a thread, but some believe it can be saved with education

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Society
Israeli teachers protest calling for financial help from the government, in Tel Aviv on April 30, 2020.

Israel’s Teachers Union requires higher salaries to avoid strike

Israel is 'dealing with every issue but the collapse of the education system,' the union stated

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Iran & Eastern States
People carry aid from a charity on the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan, on January 30, 2022.

World Bank resumes non-education Afghan projects

37 percent of Afghan households do not have enough money to cover food costs, according to the World Bank

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Society
Young Israeli students arrive at their school in Modiin, Israel, on January 30, 2022.

Coexistence plan for Jewish schools criticized for being ‘amateurish’

'The [Education] Ministry prefers a report that doesn’t make waves – that doesn’t have a real impact'

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Levant & Turkey
A Lebanese man on a scooter with two children during a protest against dire living conditions in Lebanon's capital Beirut, on June 28, 2021.

UN: Lebanon faces education ‘emergency’

'Schools do not have enough funds to operate as they should, teachers do not have sufficient salaries to live'

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US / Canada
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis at the American Museum of the Cuba Diaspora on July 13, 2021 in Miami, Florida

Florida governor signs bill limiting LGBTQ instruction in schools

The law prohibits teaching that 'is not age-appropriate or developmentally appropriate'

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Europe
An entrance gate at the Nazi concentration camp Auschwitz-Birkenau in Oswiecim, Poland, February 15, 2019.

Slovakia condemns WWII deportations of Jews to Nazi death camps

Parliament marked 80th anniversary of 1st deportation to Auschwitz

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Iran & Eastern States
Afghan girls listen to their teacher at Tajrobawai Girls High School in Herat, Afghanistan, November 25, 2021.

Taliban orders Afghan girls' schools to shut hours after reopening

'What have we done wrong? Why should women and girls face this situation?'

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Latin America
Students attend Quechua Indigenous language class at a public primary school in Licapa, Peru, on September 1, 2021.

Peru: Students return to classrooms after two year Covid delay

'This day is possible after the joint work of the entire educational community'

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Levant & Turkey
University students arrive to the campus of Beirut Arab University in Beirut, Lebanon, on January 10, 2022.

Lebanon’s economic crisis drives students to drop out

'I don't have family who can help me complete my education, and there's no work'

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US / Canada
Demonstrators protest inside the Florida State Capitol on March 7, 2022, in Florida, the United States.

‘Don’t say gay’ bill passes in Florida

The bill prohibits discussions in public schools on sexual orientation or gender identity for kids aged 5 to 9

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Society
Ultra-Orthodox Jewish men in the neighborhood of Meah Shearim in Jerusalem, on July 11, 2010.

Study: Over half of ultra-Orthodox men in Israel speak little to no English

26 percent of ultra-Orthodox men report that they have no knowledge of English