The International Convention on Children's Rights, which was ratified by 200 states, including Israel, 20 years ago, recommended that each country establish a statutory body to protect children's rights.
Or Kashti is the education analyst for Haaretz Newspaper.
Some students' parents said the school failed to handle the problem, and that this was evidenced by the 'parade of suspects' brought to the police station.
155 academics sign petition calling Ariel, where the education center is located, an illegal settlement whose existence contravenes international law and the Geneva Convention.
Entry exams at these schools - widely attended by children of celebrities, high-ranking government officials and business leaders - are run by the Karni Institute and are similar to the psychometric tests taken when applying to university.
'This is an unusual compliment and shows our international standing,' says Peretz Lavie, president of Technion-Israel Institute of Technology.
The lawsuit was filed in Tel Aviv's regional labor court by 95 of the 4,500 instructors employed by the Karev Program for Educational Involvement.
The law that bars sexual offenders from employment in schools is not being enforced with regard to substitute teachers, the National Council for the Child has said
Agreement comes after late night meeting called by PM Netanyahu with finance and interior ministers and the Union of Local Authorities.
Nearly all of Israel's local authorities to begin open-ended strike Sunday morning - shutting down high schools, garbage collection, and the issuing of parking tickets among other services.