Finance Minister Ronnie Bar-On told the Knesset Finance Committee on Monday that there would be no additional increase in allocations for teachers.
"The planned secondary school teachers' strike does not need to break out, and they must take advantage of the window of opportunity and the budget that is already on the table for the reforms [that the National Teachers Union agreed to accept], which also includes revolutionary [changes] in the management methods of the educational system," Bar-On said.
The Secondary School Teachers Organization has refused to accept these reforms, and has called a strike for Wednesday.
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