Which Israeli school system ranks highest?

The top-ranked Israeli school in terms of academic performance and teacher performance in the past 10 years is al-Baraka, a private school in the settlement of Maale Adumim.According to a survey by Israel’s Bar-Ilan Institute, the school has a 91% graduation rate and has a 97% retention rate.The study found that the students enrolled in […]

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How ‘mild’ a hit is school intercom?

The Texas Tribune thanks its sponsors.Become one.A high school student and a parent from Chicago, Ill., sat at a table with school officials in an intercom room.“We can hear you, the school district,” the girl’s mother said.“There’s a school bus that’s on its way.You can’t tell if it’s coming from another city or not.”The boy’s […]

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