Piron Avoids Difficult Questions During School Visits

'The question is not the matriculation exams, but the future of the educational system; what should be learned in a knowledge-intensive society.’

Education Minister Shay Piron managed to avoid questions about plans to cancel several matriculation (bagrut) examinations in the humanities during a tour of schools in Netanya and Petah Tikva yesterday to mark the opening of the school year.