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Hebrew Schools Have Largest Number of Pupils in Palestine

September 15, 1926
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(Jewish Telegraphic Agency)

A sum of #163;E.107,373 was spent by the Government on education in Palestine during 1925-26 as compared with the #163;E.103,180 in the previous year, according to the Annual Report of the Department of Education which has just been issued here.

In all Government schools the total number of pupils is 19.881, of whom 14,322 are Moslems, 1,748 Christians. 14 Jews, and 263 Druses. In non-Government schools the total number of pupils is 44,883. The total number of schools in Palestine is 804, with 64,764 pupils, distributed as follows: Moslems 21,136; Jews 25,580; Christians, 18,048.

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