Teachers' union threatens to close dozens of kindergartens again

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 Teachers union again threatens to close dozens of kindergartens

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The teachers' union announced today, Thursday, that from Sunday it will not allow dozens of teachers to work in Bedouin settlements in the Negev, where groups number more than 35 children, which is contrary to the standards of the Ministry of Education.

In Bedouin settlements, there are now dozens of kindergartens, in groups of 48-50 children. In dozens of kindergartens in the Bedouin sector, the overfill rate reaches 40%, and kindergartens cannot cope with such a number of children. It should be noted that a large number of children pose a threat to their safety, since kindergarten staff do not have time to properly look after them.< br />
The Teachers' Union has alerted the Ministry of Education about the problem. The Director of the Southern District of the Ministry of Education, Ram Zahavi, promised that he would take over the issue. .

Anat Dadon, head of the Kindergarten Department of the Union of Teachers, said: “I really hope that the Ministry of Education will urgently deal with the problem and we will be able to continue working as usual. continues, we will have no choice. Kindergarteners who cannot work in such conditions. Children do not receive a proper education, and kindergartens cannot give them what every boy or girl in Israel deserves.

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