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    • 15.12.10 | 08:08 (IST)

    This will be our end. My kids had only 5 hours of school daily and every other day the teachers were stiking, or there was a holiday, or the teachers were off on their day off before the holiday or the day off after the holiday. At the age of 12 they had to decide what general direction to take and got no exposure to anything else, no music, no art. No science if they chose English, no Arabic if they chose science, and so on. The money that could go to our kid's education winds up funding fringe groups who the government needs to keep the coalition. Change the election system and pour the money saved into education.

    from the article: Technion chief: Science education in Israel on brink of collapse
    First published 04:46 15.12.10 | Last updated 04:46 15.12.10
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