Imagine I offered you the same deal: I'll increase your pay by 50 percent! Sounds great. Oh yes - and you'll have to work 85 percent more hours. Not such a great deal anymore. Right now, teachers earn less money than cleaning ladies. With this new salary initiative, the Israeli government assures that teachers' hourly rate continues to decline. Not sure that's called progress...
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from the article: Netanyahu, officials launch highly anticipated education system reform