Education Min. considers delaying school year

By JPOST.COM STAFF
August 16, 2006 01:29

 
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The Education Ministry was considering delaying the opening of the 2006-2007 school year for two weeks following a request by local council leaders from the North. The leaders also asked for a special vacation period between the Yom Kippur and Sukkot holidays to allow students a staged beginning of the school year. According to Army Radio, if the request for the delay was approved, the school year would begin late throughout the country.

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