Ethiopian community gets ‚ghetto‘ school shuttered

05.09.2011                      06.Elul, 5771

Schulstreit:

Ethiopian community gets 'ghetto' school shuttered

All but one of the children at the school is of Ethiopian background and the parents objected to what they called the 'discrimination' against their children.

Following a two-day boycott of the Ner Etzion school in Petah Tikva by members of the city's Ethiopian immigrant community, who refused to let their children attend, the Education Ministry has decided to close the school immediately.
All but one of the children at the school is of Ethiopian background and the parents objected to what they called the "discrimination" against their children. On Friday only five students showed up for school and classes were not conducted….