We were brought up with the idea that most ideas seem to take about 10 years or more to reach Israel. Confirmed by this article - that is precisely what was being done in the West about 10-15 years ago (maybe even 20). Unfortunately for Mr Piron, it has been a disaster, and Wesstern countries are now moving back to a more traditional approach ... sigh ...
Migrants rush train tracks as Budapest station reopens (dpa)
from the article: Education chief set to unveil plan shaking up Israeli education system