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Education in the news:
What happens in our schools affects us all
Award-winning Durham teacher-librarian says libraries are ‘powerful’
This article cites our 2011 report on school libraries. According to the report, there is a significant relationship between student scores on reading and writing tests and the presence of a teacher-librarian.
Ontario school data shed light on effects of math-class divisions
"We know that students who are struggling benefit from being in the [academic] classroom and the evidence is equally strong that those who are doing well are not harmed." - Annie Kidder
Municipalities and community groups will help test new rules for teaming to spare schools
The Ministry of Education is introducing a pilot program to test new approaches to Ontario's school closing process. Annie Kidder points to the need for broader discussions about integrated decision-making between school boards and municipalities.
Equity in the news
Canada's largest school board is planning substantial changes to close the gap in student outcomes.
New report says schools don’t have enough guidance counsellors
Annie Kidder talks about our new report on guidance counsellors with Matt Galloway on CBC Metro Morning.