Education in the Media

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New Billboard Urges Importance of Secular Education in Chareidi Community

Sandy Eller; Vos Iz Neias
June 06, 2013

“In an effort to raise awareness for the need to provide yeshiva students with a proper secular education, a Brooklyn based organization is spreading its message in a very public forum - a billboard placed on the Prospect Expressway. The billboard, which proclaims the obligation of parents to provide their sons with a trade, bears the words”


Huge Billboard Targets Failings of Orthodox Jewish Schools

Sonja Sharp; DNA Info: New York Neighborhood News
June 06, 2013

“Education advocates fed up with a lack of English, math and science in some Jewish parochial schools have taken their frustration to the street — or, more accurately, to a huge billboard overhanging the BQE. Activists from New York's Orthodox Jewish community say the Department of Education is failing to enforce legal minimum standards for basic education in some yeshivas.”


New Crown Heights Yeshiva a Guiding Light for Jewish Education

Sonja Sharp; DNA Info: New York Neighborhood News
January 24, 2013

“In a tradition-bound Brooklyn community where many young boys are immersed in religious study while leaving secular subjects in the dark, one school is working to shine light on a new way forward. The Lamplighters Yeshivah, a Jewish Montessori school in the heart of the Chabad-Lubavitch community, launched in 2010 to provide an alternative for parents who want their children to learn math and science combined with traditional Jewish subjects…”


Bloomberg, Markowitz Pass Buck on Yeshivas' Failure to Teach English, Math

Jill Colvin; DNA Info: New York Neighborhood News
January 23, 2013

“Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Borough President Marty Markowitz waffled Wednesday over who has responsibility for overseeing the failure of some Brooklyn religious Jewish schools to teach their students basic English, math and science. As DNAinfo.com New York has been reporting this week, many Orthodox Jewish schools in Brooklyn — attended by more than 80,000 kids — offer limited instruction in non-religious subjects, or don't teach them at all, even though they're required to by law.”


Barred From Talmud Studies, Girls Get English and Math at Brooklyn Yeshivas

Sonja Sharp; DNA Info: New York Neighborhood News
January 23, 2013

“For a marriage-minded girl in Brooklyn's Orthodox community, there is no match more prized than a religious scholar. Yet when it comes to secular subjects like English and math, most brides are better educated than even the most learned grooms…”


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