Bennett to spend NIS 1 billion on special needs pupils

Education Minister Naftali Bennett unveiled a raft of initiatives within the education system on Monday, ahead of the beginning of the school year next week, including a massive boost in funding for making classrooms more accessible for disabled and special needs pupils.

The initiative was announced during a special session of the Knesset Education, Culture, and Sports Committee held at the Education Ministry in Jerusalem on Monday morning. During the meeting, Bennett also gave notice of a drive to increase the study of math for the highschool diploma, as well as plans to provide extra funding and support for kindergartens.

The minister added that the budget of the Education Ministry had risen to NIS 50 billion.


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