Piron and Border Mayors Meet as New School Year Looms

State agrees to more preschool aides, shorter bus routes and extra funding for mental health, but a week before the school year starts many questions remain unanswered.

Education Minister Shay Piron and ministry director general Michal Cohen held two meetings on Monday with mayors of communities near the Gaza Strip to discuss the start of school, which is scheduled for September 1, in light of the ongoing rocket fire from the Gaza Strip.