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.
Or Kashti is the education analyst for Haaretz Newspaper.
Instructors to get 50 percent raise for teaching 16 more hours per week.
'A structured and fundamental discussion of works from the perspective of gender is lacking.'
ICELP was to test some 300 second and third graders in four communities and then administer a more in-depth test to about 120 of them. The goal was to identify a few dozen gifted children, who would then attend special workshops and enrichment classes separate from the regular gifted program.
The university issued a statement reiterating its opposition to an academic boycott and promising to 'look into appropriate tools for dealing with this problematic but marginal phenomenon in Israeli academia.'
Organization's report claims that investing in higher education in the Arab community would carry mid-term and long-term benefits for the economy.
'Freedom of opinion and speech are an essential condition for vibrant and meaningful academic life,' students write in their appeal.
Finding puts Israeli schools on par with Trinidad, Tobago, Uruguay and Albania.
The modest budget allocated to the program - NIS 420 million for the next two years with the promise of more to follow in the years to come - was only enough for a modest beginning.
That educational initiative is the foundation for the reform now being worked out between the Secondary School Teachers Union and the finance and education ministries.