07.06.2011 5.Siwan, 5771 Erew Schawuot; Tag 49 des Omer
Israel delays plans to shorten summer vacation until next school year
Education Minister Gideon Sa'ar succumbs to teachers and parents and retracts decision to put forth plan this year.
Education Minister Gideon Sa'ar on Monday caved into pressure from teachers and parents and announced that he would postpone plans to shorten the summer vacation until the next school year.
Sa'ar announced last week that the vacation would be cut by six days, in both schools and kindergartens on August 26, starting this year. Extra days were to be added to the vacations during the High Holidays, Hanukkah and Passover….