13.07.2011 11.Tammus, 5771
Education Min.: Principals won't assign girls' schools
New committee to "ensure all students are enrolled" regardless of their religious, ethnic background.
The Education Ministry has, with the formation of a new committee, expropriated from the hands of principals the power to assign high school girls to haredi institutions, as pressure on the ministry grows to find solutions for what is regarded as racial discrimination against Sephardi girls.
In a letter sent to Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat on Monday, Education Ministry director-general Dr. Shimshon Shoshani asked that Barkat form a committee to “ensure that all the pupils will be enrolled in schools.”…