Expenditure per Student in High School


A new study by the Taub Center examines the expenditure per student in high school in Israel’s State school system,...

Who Provides Welfare and Education Services? Local Spending on Welfare and Education in Israel


In advance of the local authority elections which will take place at the end of the month, the Taub Center...

Early Childhood Education and Care in Israel: An Overview


In 2022 there were about 1,286,000 children from birth to age 6 in Israel, and by 2032 that number is expected to reach 1,476,000. Dr. Sarit Silverman and Dr. Carmel Blank, researchers at the Taub Center, focus on the unique challenges facing policy makers in order to improve the quality of early childhood education and care frameworks.

This research was generously supported by the Beracha Foundation, the Bernard van Leer Foundation, and Yad Hanadiv.

Young Children Below the Poverty Line


In 2018, almost one-third of young children (up to the age of 4) in Israel lived below the poverty line...

Light and Shadow in the Israeli Education System


Nachum Blass, Principal Researcher and Chair of the Taub Center Education Policy Program, takes a close look at some sensitive...

The Relationship Between the Death of a Parent or Sibling in Early Childhood and Educational Achievement


The loss of someone close — a parent or sibling — is a shock for everyone, and most certainly for...

Bereavement and its impact on inequality


The Taub Center has published a new study that examines the impact of a loss of a nuclear family member...

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The substitutability between class size and instructional hours and its impact on academic achievement


The past few years there is an ongoing discussion regarding large classes in Israel. This study examines the relationship between...