The Jewish Daily Forward (Aug. 27/13): Hasidic graduates find East Ramapo yeshiva diplomas not recognized

 

Struggle and Triumph of College for Hasidim

 

By Frimet Goldberger

 

For most Americans, a solid high school education is a stepping stone to college. But Hasidic boys and girls who chose to pursue a higher degree do not have this foundation to build on. Most Hasidic boys receive one hour of English studies per day, four days per week, from third grade to bar mitzvah — one hour in which they are taught the bare minimum, often by Hasidic teachers who themselves lack a secular education.

Read more: http://blogs.forward.com/forward-thinking/182999/struggle-and-triumph-of-college-for-hasidim/#ixzz2iNu0ONGa

 

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