Half of Israeli High School Students Want to Abolish Matriculation Exams, Poll Finds

Most of the students who will start 11th and 12th grade on Tuesday seem to agree with Education Minister Shay Piron’s plan for a radical overhaul of matriculation exams.

About half of 16- and 17-year-old students support the abolition of all matriculation exams (bagrut), a Haaretz polls has found.