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Many children may face long-term damage from losing a year of schooling, and this may translate to long-term economic damage, primarily to those from the lower classes. This is the central argument by education economist Nachum Blass in a position paper attached to a report by the Taub Center for Social Policy Studies in Israel. The report was published Wednesday.
Updated: Jan. 11, 2021
Different Solutions to Similar Problems: Parents’ Reasons for Choosing to Homeschool and Social Criticism of the Education System
This article addresses the way in which characteristics of the education crisis in the postmodern era are manifested in parental deliberations when choosing to homeschool their children in Israel. Based on a review of the characteristics of the education crisis and examination of possible solutions, homeschooling is presented as an optional solution to this crisis.
Updated: Feb. 17, 2020
At the beginning of this month, the 6th MOFET International Conference on Teacher Education, titled 'Changing Reality through Education', was held in Israel. This was the sixth in a series of conferences held once every few years under the auspices and with the financial support of the Department of Teacher Education in the Israeli Ministry of Education.
Updated: Aug. 08, 2013
Miriam Heller Stern, Dean of the Graduate Center for Education at American Jewish University in Los Angeles, responds to the recent Jewish education blogosphere discussion of the 'reinvention' of Jewish education. She claims that Jewish education must learn from the last century of attempted American school reform. Such reform was in reality, limited to what teachers actually chose to do, not what thinkers thought about and proposed.
Updated: Oct. 04, 2011