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young man from East Jerusalem who has an Israeli diploma has a much higher chance of getting a job. Our aim is to spur economic progress that why we using a carrot, not a stick, Bennett told Reuters.
The Education Ministry did not provide full details of the extra budget and incentives these schools have received, beyond funding for extra teachers and teaching hours.
Asked whether funding could be tripled per pupil at schools that adopted the Israeli curriculum, an Education Ministry source said it was possible but the offers of extra canada goose uk shop funding varied from school to school.
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