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Schools around the World

Rochel Burstyn

Your backpack is filled with crisp books and sharpened pencils. You might not be ready for the summer to end, but your air conditioned classroom and new books are a luxury some kids can only dream of. Let’s peek into some schools around the world.

 

Spotlight: I “Walk” With a Wheelchair

Rhona Lewis

Eleven-year-old Racheli Karp was born in Australia and now lives in Ramat Beit Shemesh, Israel. She has blue eyes, a blond ponytail, and a wheelchair. When she talks and jokes, you forget about the wheelchair.

 

On the Job: Mr. Dovid Katz, School Administrator

Shoshana S. Meiri

Meet somebody who’s been busy nonstop with school work while you were enjoying your (well-deserved) vacation. He’s been ordering new desks and fixing broken windows while you were cheering for your color-war team in camp or enjoying ices at the pool. Meet Mr. Dovid Katz, school administrator at Gateshead Jewish Primary School, England.



 
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