Municipality transfers less to Arab schools than the budget provided by the education ministry. A comparison of every clause in the budget indicates that the funding for the western Jerusalem school is immeasurably higher than that of its East Jerusalem counterpart.
An Arab student in a municipal high school in Jerusalem gets less than half the funding of his Jewish counterpart, Israeli newspaper Haaretz revealed on Tuesday.
In fact, there are East Jerusalem (Areas with Arab majorities) schools that do not even get the funds that the Israeli education ministry gives the city for them, as is shown by an analysis of the municipality budget.
The municipality claims that the analysis is incorrect and ignores the differences between the educational systems.
There are 782 pupils in the Beit Hinuch High School in western Jerusalem, only for Jewish students, and 783…
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