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Featured article: Cuts to education will total almost $1 billion
On March 15th, the Minister of Education announced that the province was modernizing curriculum, going “back to basics” in math, and making significant reductions in funding for school boards.
We did the math. The announced changes will amount to a total of almost $1 billion in cuts.Read the article
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Changes announced to Ontario education policy will result in substantial funding cuts for school boards
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