Investment in schools / Failing to mind the gap
Weaker elementary school students get only 7% more hours in the classroom, which does little to tackle educational disparities.
The Economist magazine recently defined inequality as the biggest threat to the global economy. Income disparity has attained destructive dimensions - a revolution is now due, wrote the leading business weekly. These words should resonate loudly in Israel - the country with the second-largest income disparity in the developed world.