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Education in the news:
What happens in our schools affects us all
School guidance counsellors ‘stretched’ amid rising mental health needs
People for Education's new report finds students have limited access to school guidance counsellors at a time when transition/career planning is more complicated and students' mental health needs are increasing.
Policy and funding changes needed for guidance counsellors
A new report from People for Education shows that guidance counsellors are stretched thin in Ontario elementary and secondary schools.
Choosing Grade 9 courses is serious stuff: Durham school board puts more checkpoints in place
New initiatives in the Durham District School Board help grade 8 students make more informed choices, and two schools are offering mixed academic/applied grade 9 math.
Insights for system change
How can our public education system support students' development of competencies in creativity, citizenship, health, and social-emotional learning?
Does Ontario need an independent agency to assess education?
Ontario is reviewing assessment and reporting in education. Do we need the EQAO for this work?