Yeshiva in Monroe reportedly teaching secular studies

Private schools are now required by the state to meet public school standards for education.

News 12 Staff

Jan 24, 2019, 3:40 AM

Updated 1,998 days ago

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An ultra-orthodox Yeshiva in Monroe that was accused of failing to teach basic subjects has now reportedly changed its curriculum after a News12 report earlier this month.
As of Monday, the Yeshiva Sheri Torah is reportedly teaching secular studies such as math and English for 50 minutes a day.
The news comes from a student's father who first came forward with allegations.
Calls to Yeshiva Sheri Torah and the Monroe-Woodbury School District, which is responsible for ensuring the standards are being met, were not returned.


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