Report: Overcrowding in Israeli schools, teachers underpaid

By JPOST.COM STAFF
September 8, 2009 12:55

Some 33 pupils sit in the average Israeli middle school classroom compared to 24 in developed countries, a report published by the OECD on Tuesday showed. The comparative report by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development also revealed that a starting elementary school teacher in Israel earns the equivalent of $14,000 a year - half of the average among the countries surveyed in the report.


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