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Israeli City Won’t Enroll Children of Asylum Seekers in Schools, Flouting Court Ruling Again

Date: 2.6.20 Source: Haaretz, Bar Peleg

The Petah Tikva municipality is refusing to register children of asylum seekers in the city’s schools and preschools, in defiance of a court ruling from last year and the Education Ministry’s demands.

Israeli City Forced to Allow Children of Asylum Seekers in School After Blocking Enrollment

Date: 18.7.19 Source: Haaretz, Lee Yaron

An Israeli court ruled on Wednesday that Petah Tikva must register 129 children of asylum seekers for kindergarten after the city's municipality prevented them from enrolling under various bureaucratic pretenses in January.

Israeli City Subjects School Registration of Asylum Seekers’ Children to Home Visits

Date: 21.8.18 Source: Haaretz, Lee Yaron

An Israeli city is making the registration of asylum seekers’ children in the municipal school system subject to home visits and documentation by inspectors, ostensibly to ensure that the families are indeed Petah Tikva residents.

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