The Knesset approved second and third readings the amendment to the law on free education for sick children, initiated by the Deputy Yossi By («Zionist camp»).
The amendment extends the law to children aged 3-4 years. Until now, the law applied only to children five years and older.
According to the law, the state is obliged to Finance their children’s teachers, who have passed on the disease more than 21 days of school.
The value of the amendment – 6 million shekels a year. Half will Fund the Finance Ministry, half the Ministry of education.