Bar-On: As time passes, chances of reaching an agreed reform lessen

By JPOST.COM STAFF
December 10, 2007 17:15

 
X

Dear Reader,
As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, traditional business models are no longer sustainable and high-quality publications, like ours, are being forced to look for new ways to keep going. Unlike many other news organizations, we have not put up a paywall. We want to keep our journalism open and accessible and be able to keep providing you with news and analyses from the frontlines of Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World.

As one of our loyal readers, we ask you to be our partner.

For $5 a month you will receive access to the following:

  • A user experience almost completely free of ads
  • Access to our Premium Section
  • Content from the award-winning Jerusalem Report and our monthly magazine to learn Hebrew - Ivrit
  • A brand new ePaper featuring the daily newspaper as it appears in print in Israel

Help us grow and continue telling Israel’s story to the world.

Thank you,

Ronit Hasin-Hochman, CEO, Jerusalem Post Group
Yaakov Katz, Editor-in-Chief

UPGRADE YOUR JPOST EXPERIENCE FOR 5$ PER MONTH Show me later

As time passes without progress in negotiations with the Secondary School Teachers' Organization (SSTO), the chances of reaching an agreed reform in the education system lessen, Finance Minister Ronnie Bar-On said Monday at the Israel Business Conference. "I regret that the SSTO is unwilling to be a part of the revolution needed in school management," he added. Bar-On criticized current talk within the teacher's organization on whether to honor court injunction orders. "[This] raises questions regarding the commitment in Israel to the rule of democracy," he said. "Our responsibility to students left us with no choice but to request injunction orders. However, this does not mean that we are any less obligated to reach an agreement and push for reform," Bar-On stated.

Join Jerusalem Post Premium Plus now for just $5 and upgrade your experience with an ads-free website and exclusive content. Click here>>

Related Content

Jisr az-Zarq
April 3, 2014
Residents of Jisr az-Zarqa beckon Israel Trail hikers to enjoy their town

By SHARON UDASIN