In the 2015-2016 academic year, the Ministry of education opened 26 cases on suspicion of sexual offences. 20 of them were initiated against teachers who have committed crimes against their students. In the remaining six cases, the victims of sexual assaults by teachers have become their colleagues. On Friday, August 4, the newspaper «Israel a-Yom».
In all these cases, the complaints were handed to the police and in the Management of the civil service was initiated processes in respect of these employees of the education system.
In addition, minprice reported 144 cases of physical violence committed by teachers against students at the schools. In some cases, the process against teachers ended in their dismissal.
According to «Israel a-Yom», 334 candidate with criminal records, six of which were convicted sex offender, tried to get a job in educational institutions for the next academic year. However, they were refused. 2, thousands of teachers the Ministry of education has forbidden to work in the specialty for sexual offences, violence and drugs.