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There are big differences in the directives and plans from Education Ministries across the Country and People for Education has prepared a Canada-wide Education & COVID Tracker to share the comparatives.
Under Ontario's back-to-school plan 75% of high school students will be learning online half time, and elementary students will be in classes that can have as many as 30 students.
Report from experts says to reopen schools safely, government must manage community spread of COVID-19, support students' mental health needs, phase-in classes, provide extra resources, and keep class sizes small.
The realities of COVID-19 mean schools will require increased resources no matter what the back-to-school scenario for the fall. People for Education has analyzed current funding.
People for Education calls for pause on new education policy; leadership from the province for back-to-school planning
People for Education calls on the province to pause on changes to the Education Act, and provide parents, students, teachers, support staff, and school boards with clarity about fall plans
School boards require more clarity from the province to support their planning for the fall, and families and students require more support for learning online.
Ending streaming in Ontario will require resources, planning and a comprehensive implementation strategy
The Ministry of Education has announced school re-opening plans, but they leave much of the responsibility and the details to school boards.
A statement from People for Education on anti-Black racism
Academics, educators and school leaders are producing vital evidence on racism, ant-Black racism, and inclusion. This is a small sample of some of that work