Teachers union threatens a strike at preschools for 3- and 4-year olds

08.10.2012                      22.Tischrei. 5773                      Schmini Azaret

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Teachers union threatens a strike at preschools for 3- and 4-year olds

Union declared a formal work dispute last month following the government's implementation at the beginning of the fall school year of a plan for free preschool attendance for 3- and 4-year-olds.

The Israel Teachers Union, whose members include preschool teachers at public nursery schools, is threatening to strike public preschool classes for three- and four-year olds some time after this week's Simhat Torah holiday, over the union's demand that the state fund a second classroom aide for each preschool class….