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PM Lapid praises agreement with teachers that averted strike

'Investing in a good education system is an investment in our children and in the future of the State of Israel,' PM Lapid says.

PM Lapid praises agreement with teachers that averted strike

Teacher strike averted, Israeli school year to begin on time

Teachers' union and Treasury reach breakthrough in talks, school year to begin on time Thursday.

Teacher strike averted, Israeli school year to begin on time

Talks between teachers and Finance Ministry continue, no agreement reached yet

Talks between the Teachers’ Union and the Ministry of Finance continued through the night, but an agreement has not yet been reached.

Talks between teachers and Finance Ministry continue

State requests injunction against teachers' strike

The state requests that the labor court issue the injunction after the sides fail to come to agreement that would let schools open on time

State requests injunction against teachers' strike

The dispute that is preventing opening of the school year

Education Minister Shasha Biton: Dispute between Finance Ministry and Teachers Union can be overcome.

The dispute that is preventing opening of the school year

Teachers union pessimistic about new school year

'Gaps between our request and Finance Ministry offer are still enormous,' teachers union representative says.

Teachers union pessimistic about new school year

Finance Min. seeks restraining order to stop teachers' strike

Ministry prepares to file injunction if negotiations do not produce agreement with Teachers Union before school year starts this week.

Finance Min. seeks restraining order to stop teachers' strike

'In current situation, schools won't open on schedule'

Yaffa Ben David, Sec. Gen. of the Teachers Union, warns of 'great chaos' if agreement is not reached in time for Sept. 1.

'In current situation, schools won't open on schedule'

'Not starting school year on time is completely reckless'

Head of Students Council urges: 'Improve teachers', principals', status within schools.'

'Not starting school year on time is completely reckless'

Education Minister: 'There's money for an agreement with teachers'

Parents' representative slams Education Min.: 'She needs to tell teachers' unions to be flexible.'

Education Min.: 'There's money for an agreement with teachers'

No progress in negotiations between teachers union, Finance MIn.

Finance Min. source says meeting with teachers union 'did not end optimistically, we are hoping that there will be a breakthrough.'

No progress in negotiations between teachers union, Finance MIn.

End-of-year survey finds sizable increase in hungry children in Israeli educational system

Ongoing strikes also found to be exacerbating social inequality in school-age children leaving many at home without what to eat.

End-of-year survey finds sizable increase in hungry children

Teachers strike throughout Israel, canceling school

Teachers Union calls on Finance Min. to attend negotiations personally. 'Six months of negotiations but not one concrete offer.'

Teachers strike throughout Israel, canceling school

Finance Minister to teachers: I recommend you quit the strike

'Stop with the strikes, we'll start honest, serious, negotiations on Sunday,' Finance Min. Liberman promises teachers.

'I recommend you quit the strike'

Finance Minister: First adjust school vacations - then we'll talk salaries

Schools across Israel to begin at 10:00, as teachers continue daily two-hour strikes.

First adjust school vacations - then we'll talk salaries

Tel Aviv and its neighbors join list of strike-struck cities

'What will motivate government to act?' Teachers Union chief asks.

Tel Aviv and its neighbors join list of strike-struck cities

School principal: 'Obvious there is a national problem here'

'I expect there will be a responsible adult who will sit and talk,' school principal from Tel Aviv says.

School principal: 'Obvious there is a national problem here'

Teachers' strike hits schools in southern Israel

School begins at 10:00 in southern Israel, due to two-hour teachers' strike.

Teachers' strike hits schools in southern Israel

School in northern Israel to begin two hours late - again

'It's time PM Bennett, FM Lapid, show leadership and show they care about the education system,' teachers' union chief says.

School in northern Israel to begin two hours late - again

Teachers strike for two hours in northern Israel

Israel Teachers Union warns: If Finance Ministry does not speed up negotiations, strikes will worsen.

Teachers strike for two hours in northern Israel

Will teachers' strike hamper opening of school year?

Labor court to decide Monday whether to permit teachers' strike in preschools, kindergartens, and elementary schools.

Will teacher strike hamper opening of school year?

High school teachers' strike cancelled

Head of Secondary School Teachers Association cancels strike planned for Wednesday following talks with CEO of Prime Minister's Office.

High school teachers' strike cancelled

School's out: Teachers declare strike

Teachers union calls for strike Wednesday at kindergartens, elementary schools, and middle schools across Israel.

School's out: Teachers declare strike