Jewish Day Schools: The Same as Other Independent Schools, but Different

By: Esther Muslumova
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Impact of Day School

Steven Lorch, head of school at the Solomon Schechter School of Manhattan, reflects on the structural qualities that differentiate Jewish day schools from other independent schools. "Jewish day schools give their students profound values education grounded in both a religious tradition and a warm community spirit, and their dual curriculum makes for especially strong academic preparation." He explores the combination of factors in his students' learning experience, and the way they contribute to Jewish day school education.