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        12/10/2013, Tevet 7, 5774

      Textbook Lending Cleared for Final Knesset Vote


      The Knesset Education Committee voted, Tuesday, to approve Chairman Amram Mitzna's proposal for schools to lend textbooks to students for its final vote in the Knesset. Currently students in most places have to buy textbooks.

      The bill intends to make the lending of textbooks mandatory except in situations where it is not economically feasible.