Israel must reduce the number of matriculation exams
If Israel's Education Ministry avoids the decision to reduce the number of these exams, it will render meaningless its declarations over the need to return education to the schools.
Last week, at a short but well-publicized ceremony, the new committee studying the structure of the matriculation exams in the school system began its work. Members of the committee say that the reason for its establishment was more political than educational: When Education Minister Gideon Sa'ar declared that he wanted a new public committee, the reason seemed to be that elections were several months away, Yair...
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