The Education System – 2007

The chapter begins by presenting main developments and changes in the past decade in the student and teacher population. Part 2 discusses the financial resources that are available to education, as reflected in government expenditure, its share in overall national education expenditure, and the state budget. Part 3 discusses changes in the Ministry of Education policies that affect the narrowing of educational disparities and affirmative action for weak population groups.

This paper appears as a chapter in the Center’s annual publication, Israel’s Social Services 2007.