Posts Tagged ‘public school’

Zalman Shazar, Israel’s first Education Minister (and third President)

Compulsory Education Law Is Implemented

Center for Israel Education September 18, 1949 The Compulsory Education Law which had been passed on September 12th, enters into law.  The law required that all children between the ages of 5 and 15 were required to attend a recognized educational institution. The law also established that all children of compulsory age would be “entitled to…

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Staff at Pepper Elementary in Oak Park participate in a brain break ‘Got Ya.”

Propel To Excel

Jackie Headapohl Managing Editor The Einstein Method helps teachers motivate students to be their best. Allen Einstein and Mel Foster didn’t know each other the day they met at Coco Fairfield’s in Berkley. Sitting in the booth behind him, Mel eavesdropped as Allen, a retired teacher who taught for 32 years in public schools and…

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Religious Diversity Journeys

Guest Column: Learning A Lesson In Civility From Michigan Seventh-Graders

To be an American today is to live in a world in which people who practice unfamiliar faiths are our next-door neighbors and our fellow classmates. Yet, too often, people of different religions are afraid of each other and that fear can lead to prejudice, discrimination and sometimes violence. When we know little or nothing…

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The Jewish Fund

The Jewish Fund Announces New Grants

At its May 8, 2018, board meeting, the Jewish Fund approved the following 19 grants: Affirmations: $74,768 for the second year of a two-year $149,536 grant to expand the LGBTQ Learning Labs for healthcare professions. Black Mothers Breastfeeding Association: $90,975 for the second year of a three-year, $270,885 grant to achieve national accreditation for its…

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