At least for the past two years. Of course they have enough money to pay teachers. Olmert, Livni, Tamir; back to when Limor Livnat was Ed. Minister; they've all shafted the students and teachers. They're more concerned with their fancy condos and govt. issue Volvos than with the next generation.
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from the article: Teachers' union to meet with PM in bid to end month-long strike