Israel encouraging preschool literacy - just not among Arabs
Formerly nation-wide program to encourage kindergarten reading skills only dropped in Arab communities for the past two years.
Officials from the Follow-Up Committee on Arab Education last week asked Education Minister Shay Piron to reinstate a pre-school reading-encouragement program which two years ago was discontinued in the Arab sector. The program, which is still running in Hebrew-language kindergartens, was cut "due to budgetary considerations," according to Education Ministry officials.
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