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Yaffa Ben-David, la secrétaire-générale du Syndicat des enseignants, lors d'une manifestation d'enseignants israéliens réclamant de meilleurs salaires et conditions de travail, à Tel Aviv, le 30 mai 2022

Israeli teachers set to strike again Tuesday across the country

New strike called for due to stalemate in negotiations over raising teachers' salaries

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View of an empty school at in Tel Aviv, Israel, following a strike of the Teachers' Union, on June 19, 2022.

Israel: Teachers' strike to pause on Friday

'We agreed to the Education minister's request and decided to freeze the sanctions'

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Une école vide à Tel Aviv, alors que les cours commencent à 10 heures du matin suite à une grève du syndicat des enseignants, le 19 juin 2022.

Israel: Teachers' strike continues for a second day

1.5 million Israeli children will be out of school again Thursday

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A sign reading 'Enough Exploitation' as Israeli teachers protest in Tel Aviv, Israel, on May 30, 2022.

Israel: Teachers to strike until a ‘concrete proposal’ is reached

'We have been negotiating... for six months, but we have not yet received even one concrete proposal'

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Israeli teachers protest as they demand better pay and working conditions in Tel Aviv, Israel, on May 30, 2022.

Israeli schools to open late as teachers strike over salaries

Nearly two million children to start classes at 10 a.m.

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Israeli teachers protest calling for financial help from the government, in Tel Aviv on April 30, 2020.

Israel’s Teachers Union requires higher salaries to avoid strike

Israel is 'dealing with every issue but the collapse of the education system,' the union stated

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US / Canada
A police officer escorts people past a police line in front of University Hill Elementary School after a man accused of making mass shooting threats was arrested, in Colorado, the United States, on February 1, 2022.

US school shootings spike amid Covid pandemic

Covid, more violence in communities, and family problems created a 'tsunami of mental health needs' in schools

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Iran & Eastern States
Students and their teacher attend their class after the opening ceremony of the Hashtroudi school in Tehran, Iran, on September 5, 2020.

Iran cracks down on teachers amid wage protests

Protesting teachers demand that their wages be 80 percent that of faculty members

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Yaffa Ben-David, head of the Teachers Union arrives to a court hearing at the Labor Court in in Bat Yam, January 27, 2022.

Israel: Teachers Union pushes back against student quarantine rules

Head of the Kindergarten, Israeli Parents Association believes that children should go back to school

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First graders at the Inbalim school in Modi'in Maccabim Reut, Israel, on the first day of the new academic year, September 1, 2021.

Israel's parents and teachers attempt to handle the Covid pandemic

'My children's isolation has created a difficult situation for me'

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Covid-19
Parents of children from the "Gavrieli" school receive Covid-19 home kit test ahead of the opening of the new school year, in Tel Aviv, Israel, August 30, 2021.

Teachers should be priority group for Covid jabs: WHO

WHO repeats advice first given in November 2020 that teachers be prioritized to protect children's education

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US / Canada
Elementary school teachers Iris Marin, center, and Mireya Gutierrez, right, and Lorena Redford, clench fists at a rally in downtown Los Angeles, January 18, 2019.

United States: LA teachers union to vote on endorsing anti-Israel BDS movement

UTLA chapter chairs pass resolution calling to end US aid to Israel, endorse boycott of Jewish state

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Israel
Salle de classe de l'école Orot Etzion, à Efrat, le 24 novembre 2020

Israel Education Ministry announces plan to vaccinate teachers

Israel launched its vaccination campaign on Dec. 20, targeting health workers and senior citizens