Ashkenazi-haredi girls school improves on discrimination

08.07.2011                      06.Tammus, 5771

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Ashkenazi-haredi girls school improves on discrimination

In letter to Education Ministry, principals of secondary schools respond to scathing State Comptroller's report alleging bias.

Nearly two months after a scathing State- Comptroller’s report on the topic, principals of the secondary Ashkenazi-haredi schools for girls and the Beit Yaakov network sent a letter to the Education Ministry detailing the ways they were preventing racial discrimination in accepting candidates to their institutions.
The letter, which was dated last week and reached the media on Thursday, is part of an ongoing dialogue between the haredi state-supported secondary schools and the ministry, that became all the more urgent in the wake of the Emmanuel affair from last year – where the High Court of Justice in 2009 decreed that the Beit Yaakov school had discriminated against Sephardi girls….