Talks between teachers, gov't ministries end without results

Negotiations Wednesday night between the Secondary School Teachers Organization (SSTO) and the Finance and Education ministries ended without results. SSTO head Ran Erez and Education Ministry Dir.-Gen. Shlomit Amihai said the meeting was unsuccessful and that no progress had been made in the negotiations. Talks are expected to continue throughout the Hanukka vacation period, aiming to end the protracted secondary school teachers' strike.