This blog post by journalist Asaf Shimoni, independent contributor to the Times of Israel, suggests a surprising link between Israel’s neglected periphery and the high incidence of kibbutzim located there. He posits that
This thought-provoking read from popular Israeli news outlet Haaretz explains three terms frequently heard in Israeli media but often misunderstood: the periphery, the frontier, and the center. While the Israeli public is aware of
Allocating more funding to elementary schools in Israel’s periphery is an important first step but it can’t end there, argues education activist Dalia Perez in this 3-minute read from the Jerusalem Post. Students
Affirmative action could be the solution to closing the education gap between Israel’s advantaged and disadvantaged communities, according to this enlightening blog post from the Taub Center for Social Policy Studies in Israel.
This statistical report from the the Israel Democracy Institute looks at the longstanding education gap between Israel’s Haredi and general populations, suggesting that it is currently in a state of flux. While more
The OECD’s recent report on Israel’s economy reveals some disturbing findings about the national prevalence of social inequality, explains this blog post from the OECD Ecoscope. Inequality of education among children and adolescents
Despite the seemingly enormous gaps that national statistics reveal between Arab and Jewish education, this article from The Times of Israel suggests that when socio-economic factors are taken into account, the contrast is far