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Children are returning to school in Israel amid the coronavirus pandemic. August 24, 2020.
Proportion of coronavirus patients in schools at 6.5%

Less than 1% of Israeli schools have been closed as a result of infections. Most school closures are done because they are in red cities.

At-risk families await Education Ministry decision on remote learning

The administrators at his children’s schools have been flexible and sympathetic, he said, but the Education Ministry’s response is that remote learning presents a “privacy issue” and is forbidden.

As Israelis start new school year, 3,000 Bedouins are still stuck at home

Some 3,000 children from the unrecognized Bedouin village of Wadi al-Na'am were forced to stay home, as the rest of the country's youth made its way to schools earlier this week.

A GROUP of junior high school students are demanding the government fulfill its educational duty to
Jewish-religious, Druze schools lead national school rankings

Some 46 high schools in Israel achieved 100% matriculation eligibility. Most of these schools were state Jewish-religious schools. Five were religious-ecclesiastical schools in the Arab sector.

26/08/2020
Israeli children in second grade (7 - 8 years old) using computers in a class room during a lesson a
Education Ministry official: We don’t produce computers

As classrooms set to open next week, many will fail to achieve COVID-19 distance learning outline.

Protest against closure of HILA educational program for drop-out students, August 19, 2020
Protest against closure of at-risk youth program: Don't destroy our home!

"This is nothing short of a disaster for a large group of children and at-risk youth, and of danger and damage that cannot be fixed."

19/08/2020
A GROUP of junior high school students are demanding the government fulfill its educational duty to
Teachers, students to protest planned closure of at-risk youth programs

"As I found a door to a place of learning that understands me, to a home, the government wants to slam the door of that home closed to me and 8,000 of my friends and to throw us on the streets."

18/08/2020
This poster, calling on people to sign a petition demanding the reopening of facilities for youth at
Israel shuttering programs for at-risk youth due to budget crisis

The Education Ministry announced in July that the youth programs would be frozen due to the budget crisis and a lack of about NIS 4 billion needed for the programs.

17/08/2020
Jerusalem
Unemployed tour guides offered new positions in schools

The move comes as a blessing as many schools are struggling to make the necessary accommodations to enable students to learn in accordance with the new coroanvirus restrictions.

Yoav Galant at cabinet meeting on March 17th, 2019
Education minister: Plan to return students to school 'won't be perfect'

Education Minister Yoav Gallant said that the plan will focus on creating smaller classrooms and learning from home when possible.

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