Haaretz Editorial || Without delay, without tricks
This separation of Haredi education encompasses many areas, but not when it comes to state funding. In recent years, the sums flowing to Haredi education have grown steadily, totaling NIS 2.1 billion in 2011 − growth much greater than the increase in the number of students.
The decision of the High Court of Justice on Wednesday ordering the Education Ministry to formulate a framework within 100 days for the participation of Haredi schools in the Meitzav standardized tests is a step in the right direction. Such a step, which creates a connection between government funding for Haredi educational institutions and the Meitzav exams − and therefore also the core studies curriculum − has...
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