School Tests in Israel Show Gaps Between Rich and Poor, Jews and Arabs

Differences show in all tests and all grades tested — with exception of Hebrew and English exams for fifth grade. For rest of the tests, gaps have not narrowed — and in some cases they have even grown wider.

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School achievement test scores released Tuesday by the Education Ministry show that the large gaps between students from different socioeconomic levels, as well as between Jewish and Arab students, remain as...