The nascent Hebrew charter school movement is expanding. But expansion sometimes brings growing pains, including an abrupt school closing.
Hebrew-language charter schools are gaining new acceptance. Now they are positioning themselves to cultivate a new generation of ambassadors for Israel.
Noted historian and education expert Diane Ravitch is weighing in on New York City’s planned Hebrew language charter school. And, unsurprisingly, this champion of civic education and e pluribus unum — and ardent opponent of multiculturalist cant and other centrifugal forces — is not pleased by this latest effort to enlist the public schools in the service of yet another particularist agenda.