22 October 2014

School fees, parental payments for 2014–2015 (תשע”ה)

school crossing

As parent meetings begin, learn the legal limits to what schools and parent committees can request for parental payments (tashlumei horim) for the 2014 – 2015 school year.

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School year extended until 21 July for primary school

summer vacation

Beginning in the 2013-4 school year, school is extended until 21 July for 1st and 2nd grade. K to 5th grade will be included in the future.

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School fees: What should you be paying for 2013-2014 (תשע”ד)?

school crossing

The marathon of 2013 – 2014 school meetings is starting. Since you’re being asked to pay up, you should know how much they can legally demand.

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School fees: What should you be paying for 2012-2013 (תשע”ג)?

school crossing

The new school year has already begun, and it’s time to open your checkbook.  How much should you be shelling out?

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Education Ministry opens situation room at start of 2012-2013 year

situation room

With the start of the new school year, the Ministry of Education has opened a situation room to answer pressing questions from students and parents.

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Free Chanuka performances for children

Peter Pan play

The Ministry of Culture and Sport is sponsoring Chanuka happenings throughout the country under the banner “נס חנוכה” (Nes Chanuka / Chanuka miracle).

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School fees: Which are mandatory, voluntary?

school crossing

When school starts, so do the requests for additional, often substantial payments.  How much money is your child’s school really allowed to ask (or demand) of you?

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