Grades 7-12 in South to close Mon. due to strike

May 6, 2007 14:45

The Secondary School Teachers Union announced on Sunday that grades 7-12 would not hold classes in Southern District schools on Monday, as the teachers resumed their strike in protest of delayed salary agreements, Army Radio reported. The teachers also announced Sunday that there would be no annual student trip or extracurricular activities on Monday, nor would there be any extracurricular activities to mark Jerusalem Day next week. The strike will affect schools in the following cities: Ofakim, Eilat, Ashdod, Eshkol, Ashkelon and the coast, Be'er Tuvia, Beersheba, Bnei Shimon, Dimona, Mt. Hebron, the Eilat mountains, Horeh, Yoav, Yeruham, K'seifa, Lehavim, Lachish, Lakiya, Meitar, Mitzpe Ramon, Merhavim, Netivot, Omer, the Arava, Arad, Arara, Kiryat Gat, Kiryat Malachi, Rahat, Ramat Negev, Segev Shalom, Sha'ar Hanegev, Sde Boker, Shapir and Tel Sheva. Schools in the Gaza periphery will hold regular classes.

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