30.05.2011 26.Ijar, 5771 Tag 41 des Omer
Netanyahu, officials launch highly anticipated education system reform
New program, coming after years of deliberations, would see teachers' pay increase by 51% in exchange for additional working hours.
Government officials and teacher union representatives met Sunday to sign a deal geared at reforming Israel's secondary high-school system, following years of deliberation and standstill.
The ceremony launching the new reform initiative was attended by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Finance Minister Yuval Steinitz and chairman of the Secondary School Teachers Association Ran Erez….