Student Essays Argue Holocaust Didn’t Happen

Controversial 8th-grade exam prompt prompts disturbing responses

The Limits of Students’ Love for Israel

Study finds personal attachment comes at the cost of nuanced engagement

Do We Really Care If Muslim Extremists Kidnap 300 Girls in Nigeria?

The militant group Boko Haram is far more audacious than even this recent horrific, and unresolved, mass abduction lets on

California School Asks 8th Graders To Debate Whether the Holocaust Happened

The assignment materials cited Holocaust deniers, and represent a gross failure of judgment—and historical awareness

East Ramapo Tries To Heal Rift Over School Cuts

Hasidic leaders join public school parents to get more money from Albany

Israel To Teach About Holocaust in Kindergarten

Education Ministry releases new curriculum in advance of Yom HaShoah

In Divided Jerusalem, a School Bridges Boundaries Between Young Israeli Arabs and Jews

Originally the brainchild of an American Jew and an Arab Israeli, now a model for a small but growing educational trend

Israel Tied for Second Most Educated Country

Report shows 46 percent of Israelis aged 25-64 have college degrees

Do Polish Kids Hate Jews?

A student survey about the Warsaw Ghetto uprising reflects the country’s new nuanced approach to the past

Israeli-Arab War Over Textbooks

A new study funded by the U.S. undercuts the notion that Palestinian schools incite violence against Israel

Schools of Thought: Embodying Racial Harmony in the Classroom

On Martin Luther King Day, remembering the advantages of a public-school—rather than day-school—education

Voting Jewish Values

Policies proposed by Mitt Romney, especially on education, are antithetical to fairness and compassion

Modern Muslim Girls

Documentary film The Light in Her Eyes reveals how a Syrian school upends notions about religious education

TED Balks

The famed conference’s lectures can’t be educational tools, because the bite-sized videos trivialize big ideas

Bookends

How serious is our society’s literacy problem? Unless we commit to being serious readers of a shared canon, we might as well stop reading altogether.

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