Education Minister: "We are preparing for a long period, including summer"

Education Minister Rafi Peretz announced Monday, in light of the ongoing coronavirus epidemic, that the school year for all students in kindergarten, elementary and high school may be extended beyond its usual date, according to Mako News. 
Peretz added that the extension of the school may carry forward throughout the summer, or students may also return on September 1, the typical start day for students in Israel.