International Exam Scores and Economic Growth


Executive Summary International exams like PISA and TIMSS examine the academic achievement of students, and, according to many, they contain...

Israel is not yet ready for free compulsory education from birth


The Taub Center has published a unique booklet of data that paints a complicated picture of early childhood in Israel....

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  • Taub Center Staff

Achievements in Israel’s Education System: An Overview


Executive Summary Research by the Chair of the Taub Center Education Policy Program, Nachum Blass, presents findings indicating positive changes...

Family income during early childhood and its effect on academic achievement


The English version will be available soon. You can read the Hebrew version of this resarch here Executive Summary The...

Tracking and its effect on the social mobility of high school students in the 1990s


From the early 1970s until the mid-1990s, in response to patterns of inequality that had emerged during the early decades...

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  • Taub Center Staff

Tracking and Its Long-Term Effects on Educational Achievements and Earnings of High School Students in the 1990s


The study highlights the long-term effect of tracking and sorting mechanisms in high school programs and estimates the likelihood of...

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  • Eyal Bar-Haim Yariv Feniger

Students in special education in Israel: rising numbers but the share of mainstreamed students is low


During the second half of the twentieth century there were two dramatic developments in the field of special education. One...

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  • Taub Center Staff