Education Ministry Trying to Mainstream Democratic, Waldorf Schools

Agreement would boost funding for alternative education, end their selection of pupils.

The Education Ministry is holding negotiations to fully assimilate the Democratic and Waldorf Anthroposophist schools into the education system. If the talks, which began several weeks ago, are successful, these schools will receive full funding from the ministry, as opposed to the 75 percent they get now, which would ease the burden on parents at these schools who pay a monthly sum...