Education

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2017-10-30
Israel's mandatory education law obligates Education Ministry to provide 3-4 year-old children from unrecognized villages with access to kindergartens.
2017-09-19
Electrical power lines already running through village only serve nearby chemical plants; 3,000 kids in Wadi al-Na'am study in schools powered by diesel generators.
2017-06-11
100 children from Umm Bidoun in country's south prevented from attending school after Israeli authorities suddenly install highway guardrail.
2017-06-11
"Forced imposition of a political perspective is both offensive and humiliating. This harms the students' constitutional right to freedom of political expression."
2017-04-23
Adalah petitions District Court against city's decision to use new building as a new sciences school, in violation of prior commitments.
2017-02-01
Adalah: State must provide school bus stops for Bedouin children in Naqab (Negev); area Jewish kids don't face such safety hazards, indicating blatant inequality in enforcement of law.
2016-12-28
Ministry said budget gap was intended to reduce number of Arab citizens studying to be teachers; Adalah: Segregating funding on basis of ethnic origin is discriminatory.
2016-12-06
2016's top five human rights concerns: forced displacement, discriminatory laws, 'shoot to kill' policy, education and employment gaps, shrinking civil society space.
2016-11-06
Unjustified increase in Hebrew-language proficiency test scores discriminates against Arab candidates, constitutes a direct harm to equality of access to Technion studies.
2016-08-17
Israeli Ministry of Jerusalem Affairs has no authority to condition budget transfers on changes in educational content.
2016-06-06
Adalah: Ministry directive accommodates students speaking Hebrew, other foreign languages while excluding Arabic-speaking students.
2016-05-05
Court schedules urgent hearing for 25 May 2016 at 10:00am.
2016-02-03
Adalah: Without parallel award, it marginalizes and insults human dignity of Arab artists and Arab community.
2016-01-12
"Every movement of students from their entry to their departure from school exposes them to the risk of getting hurt."
2015-12-08
Adalah: "The current circumstances are severely affecting the children's personal and learning potential, and in turn their ability to socially integrate in school."
2015-06-10
State funding covers 90% of budgets of Jewish religious schools, but up to maximum of just 75% of budgets of Arab church schools in Israel
2015-06-01
In 2014, 75% of 3-4 year old Bedouin children in Israel did not have any educational framework; this figure did not exceed 5% for Israeli Jewish children at that age.
2015-04-15
Court adopted the position of the General Security Services: "Higher education funding for prisoners is from 'terrorist organizations' and aims to strengthen their positions within the prisons."
2014-09-02
With the beginning of the school year 2014/2015, Adalah in Haifa and Al Mezan in Gaza sent a letter on 31 August 2014 demanding that the Israeli Defense Minister, Attorney General, and Chief...
2014-09-02
The United Nations Office for Humanitarian Affairs estimates that about 500,000 Palestinian children will not be able to return to school as normal in Gaza as a result of the War.