Posts Tagged ‘Schools’

Students in Arabic-language schools still have to submit research proposals in Hebrew

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Minister of Education bans groups that degrade IDF, Israel from schools

Browse > Home / News / Minister of Education bans groups that degrade IDF, Israel from schools January 18, 2021 by TPS Read on for article Education Minister Yoav Gallant issued an order on Sunday banning organizations that degrade IDF soldiers or the state of Israel from lecturing or conducting activities in schools. B’Tselem’s photographer […]

UC Riverside professor says Zionism ‘politically toxified our schools’

Dylan Rodriguez, a media and cultural studies professor at the university and the current president of the American Studies Association, a group that promotes research on culture and history, wrote about Zionism on Twitter on Jan. 12. “A number of Zionist organizations want to convince us that Arab American Studies is ‘antisemitic.’ This is not […]

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam: ‘Schools Need to Be Open’

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam (D) released new coronavirus guidance Thursday, as President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration approaches, insisting “schools need to be open.” State agencies are now prioritizing in-person instruction, reported Richmond.com, after months of the Trump administration urging states to reopen schools. “Instead of ‘schools should be closed,’ we’re going to approach it from the […]

Clashes in capital’s Mea Shearim over lockdown; many Haredi schools said to open

Clashes broke out Thursday in Jerusalem’s ultra-Orthodox Mea Shearim neighborhood as police enforced lockdown rules there, with dozens of Haredi schools reported to be open in violation of coronavirus restrictions. Police said rocks and bags of trash were thrown at officers, who detained seven people on suspicion of violating public order. A police statement said […]

UCR Professor: “Zionism Politically Toxified Our Schools”

A UC Riverside professor tweeted on January 12 that “Zionism politically toxified our schools.” The tweet in question came regarding a debate on Twitter over the #DefendEthnicStudies. Groups that support the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement like Jewish Voice for Peace had planned to use the hashtag calling for the California Ethnic Studies Model Curriculum […]

NC Board Considering Placing Ten Commandments Displays Near Entrance of Schools Within District

SHELBY, N.C. — A school board in North Carolina is considering the possibility of having the Ten Commandments displayed at or near the entrance of every school in the district. According to the Shelby Star, the Cleveland County School Board agreed during a Dec. 14 meeting to draft a policy requiring the Decalogue to be […]

Study: Sweden Has Schools Open, Over One Million Kids, No Masks, No Lockdown & No Deaths

Children are not being admitted to the ICU in Sweden for C0ovid-19, and children are not dying from Covid-19. Severe Covid-19 among children seems to be rare, and also has a 100 percent recovery rate. 00 Hits: 0

Study: Sweden Has Schools Open, Millions of Kids, No Masks, No Lockdown & No Deaths

The Facts: A new study published in the New England Journal of Medicine outlines how despite no lockdowns, school closings, or mask mandates no school children have died from Covid-19, and 1 in 130,000 have been admitted to the ICU. Reflect On: How dangerous is Covid for children? Is it less dangerous than the flu? […]

Coronavirus live: Israel to go into full lockdown on Friday, closing schools and workplaces

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40% Of Chicago Teachers And Staff Didn’t Report To Schools As Ordered

Above photo: Banners in support of the elementary school teachers hang outside Brentano Elementary School as teachers instruct virtual classes during a protest against returning to in-person teaching. Anthony Vazquez/Sun-Times. CPS CEO Janice Jackson said those who continue to ignore their orders will face progressive discipline, but that it’s in nobody’s interest to fire teachers. […]

Coronavirus: schools closed and exams scrapped as England enters third lockdown

“Online education can never be a substitute for face-to-face teaching,” according to Richard Bettsworth, from the Association of School and College Leaders. As England goes back into a nationwide lockdown that is set to last at least six weeks, he told Euronews that “schools and colleges are in a much better place now than they […]

Appeals Court Grants Injunction to Ohio Faith-Based Schools That Sued Over COVID Closures

Photo Credit: Cole Stivers/Pixabay CINCINNATI, Ohio — The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals has granted an injunction to nine faith-based schools who sued the Toledo-Lucas County Health Department (TLCHD) in Ohio for temporarily banning in-person instruction while permitting some secular facilities to remain open. “In Lucas County, the plaintiffs’ schools are closed, while gyms, tanning salons, office […]

Indian state bans Islamic schools, drawing criticism

An Indian state ruled by Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Hindu nationalist party on Wednesday passed a law abolishing state-run Islamic schools, saying they provided sub-standard education. Opposition politicians criticized the move and said it reflected the government’s anti-Muslim attitude in the Hindu-majority country. More than 700 of the government-funded religious schools, known as madrasas, in […]

Churches, Faith-Based Schools Ask Va. Gov. Not to ‘Force’ Christians to ‘Violate Their Consciences’ or Pay $100K in Fines

Photo Credit: Michelle Maria/Pixabay RICHMOND, Va. — A number of churches, faith-based schools and businesses have signed an open letter to Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam, asking him not to enforce the so-called “Virginia Values Act” in a way that attempts to “force” Christians to violate their deeply-held convictions under penalty of law that includes up […]

JCA initiative to address falling figures in Jewish day schools in Sydney

Browse > Home / News / JCA initiative to address falling figures in Jewish day schools in Sydney December 17, 2020 by J-Wire Newsdesk Read on for article JCA has announced an unprecedented community-wide initiative to secure the future of Jewish Day School Education in NSW.   Two key issues have been identified that will […]

Va. Christian Schools, Pregnancy Center Network Sue to Operate in Accordance With Biblical Values

Photo Credit: Lance Grandhal/Unsplash LEESBURG, Va. — Three Christian schools and two of the churches that operate them, along with a pregnancy care center network, have filed a preemptive lawsuit to challenge the 2020 “Virginia Values Act,” which they say would prohibit them from firing those whose lifestyles are contrary to the ministries’ purpose and […]

In 1st For Arab World, Moroccan Schools To Teach Jewish History And Culture

Jewish history and culture in Morocco will soon be part of the school curriculum — a “first” in the region and in the North African country, where Islam is the state religion. The decision “has the impact of a tsunami,” said Serge Berdugo, secretary-general of the Council of Jewish Communities of Morocco. It “is a […]

Germany announces COVID-19 lockdown with businesses and schools closed through January 10

German chancellor Angela Merkel has announced that the country will enter a strict lockdown from December 16 to stop the spread of COVID-19. Germany will close all non-essential businesses and schools through January 10 after reaching an agreement with the governors of the 16 federal states, the chancellor said. Citing the heavy death toll due […]

Stockholm schools send pupils home amid warnings of overstretched intensive care wards due to Covid-19

Schools in Stockholm will send home all pupils aged 14-16 for remote learning until 2021 in a bid to hold back a second wave of coronavirus. The Swedish capital had issued a call for help over its strained intensive care capacity. “We must greatly reduce our contacts, so unfortunately I am forced to recommend that […]

Moroccan schools teach Jewish history in groundbreaking first

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The Northern Mysteries Current: Futhark and Mystery Schools of the Viking Age

The existence of mystery schools in the Viking Age (800-1200 CE) is deduced from myth and folklore. The poems of the Edda display the structure and content of cultic texts used within the framework of initiatic organizations. Later, in Medieval Europe, we hear about secret societies associated with the Wild Hunt, Odin, and the Einherjar. […]

Chicago Teachers Union Deletes Tweet: Reopening Schools ‘Rooted in Sexism, Racism, Misogyny’

Local 1 of the Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) deleted its tweet on Sunday that stated, “The push to reopen schools is rooted in sexism, racism and misogyny.” Director of School Choice at the Reason Foundation Corey DeAngelis noted Monday CTU “filed a request for an injunction to stop in-person instruction that is supposed to start […]

Coronavirus Israel live: High schools reopen in areas with low infection rates

Israel, the West Bank and Gaza are dealing with a renewed coronavirus outbreak, leading to proposals and measures intended to curb its spread and mitigate the economic ramifications of the crisis by both Israeli and Palestinian authorities. Israel currently has 9,923 active cases; 2,854 people have died. In the West Bank, there are 8,132 active […]

Israel reopens most high schools on Sunday under coronavirus restrictions

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Moral Panic Over Palestinian Content In Ontario schools

Above photo: Protesters carry a Palestinian flag in Montréal, July 30, 2014. Flickr. Digital technology has been a fixture in the Ontario classroom setting for some years now, but with COVID it has become a particularly dominant instrument of secondary school pedagogy. Online teaching and e-learning have increased exponentially with the pandemic. And while such educative […]

Biden: ‘Takes a Lot of Money’ to Reopen Schools Safely, Cost NYC ‘Tens of Millions of Dollars’

During an interview aired on Tuesday’s broadcast of “NBC Nightly News,” Joe Biden stated that “it takes a lot of money” to reopen schools safely, and stated that in New York City, Mayor Bill de Blasio (D) “is in a position where it cost tens of millions of dollars to be able to safely open […]

For US Jewish schools, Thanksgiving tests adherence to COVID rules, parent trust

JTA — Staci Zimmerman’s in-laws had planned to fly in from Los Angeles to visit her and her family in Denver for Thanksgiving. But when COVID cases started climbing in Colorado and Los Angeles, they canceled their tickets. Zimmerman doesn’t mind. In fact, she thinks they made the right call, given the “COVID covenant” she […]

As virus surges, Iran shuts businesses, schools in some areas, curtails travel

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran on Saturday shuttered businesses and curtailed travel between its major cities, including the capital of Tehran, as it grapples with the worst outbreak of the coronavirus in the Mideast region. Top Iranian officials initially downplayed the risks posed by the virus outbreak, before recently urging the public to follow measures […]

CDC Quietly Changes Guidance That Encouraged Schools to Reopen

Nwo Report ‘Some of the prior content was outdated…’ Source:Contributing Author TheCenters for Disease Control and Preventionquietly removed guidance encouraging schools to reopen this week after reports thatCOVID-19had begun to spike across the country. The CDC’s original guidance included two studies that showed a low transmission rate among children. It is unlikely, then, that in-person […]

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