“It Disturbs the Whole Class”: Disciplinary Infractions in the Classroom and Their Relation to Pupil Achievement
Educational Opportunity, Employment, and Income: 1995-2008
A Vision and Set of Recommendations for the Israeli Education System
School Discipline and Achievement in Israel
Ph.D, Sociology and Anthropology, Tel Aviv University; MA, Sociology, Tel Aviv University
Carmel Blank /
Education Policy Program Fellow
Ms. Blank is a PhD student of Sociology and Anthropology at Tel Aviv University and has an MA in sociology. She teaches Introduction to Sociology and Statistical and Research Methods at Tel Aviv University. She serves as vice chairman of the junior faculty at Tel Aviv University. From 2009 to 2011, she was a research assistant to Professor Avi Gottlieb, Dr. Dorit Kerret and Professor Gila Menachem of Tel Aviv University on the topic of the environmental activities of local authorities. Among her publications are: “School Discipline in Israel”, in Improving Learning Environments: School Discipline and Student Achievement in Comparative Perspective, Stanford University Press; and Stratification and Educational Returns in Israel: A Comparative Research on Inequality in Educational Returns in 14 Countries.