Education Ministry set for additional $195 million cuts to help fund Gaza war
Ministry will take biggest hit of all departments given the large size of its budget, with students in poorer areas of the country likely to suffer most.
The Education Ministry is set to suffer a 695 million shekel ($195 million) cut in its 2014 budget, as the government looks to fund the military cost of this summer’s fighting in Gaza with a 2% cut for all ministries other than Defense. The cuts are expected to affect funding of regular public education...
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