Education August 2012

Education August 2012

Heights Of Learning: The tuition crisis and “blended” learning updates, Rockland’s new/old day school, the new-look Hebrew school, and an exclusive interview with Israel’s education minister.

INSIDE Education August 2012
The nondenominational Jewish Academy hoping to cast a wider net and build on its Gittelman connections.
New ‘blended’ school inspiring imitators; online instruction program; Israel grooming Asian leaders.
Grad students in new JTS ed school program spend five months immersed in Israeli life.
Rockland County ninth-grader is first recipient of new, full-freight merit scholarship at Westchester Schechter.
Pilot project training area schools in the fine art of endowment building.
Despite its startup nation reputation, the Jewish state faces some academic hurdles. Education Minister Gideon Saar says progress is on the books.
Medical clowning program at University of Haifa is serious business.