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Basic funding for education in Ontario will not increase for the coming year, despite increases in enrolment, salaries, and inflation.
Stakeholders agreed that schools should be re-opened for in-person learning wherever possible and if recommended by local Medical Officers of Health
COVID-19’s impact on extracurricular activities leaves Ontario students without crucial opportunities for learning
Every child in Canada has a right to education. But up to now the quality of that education has not been defined. People for Education is working to change that.
People for Education has analyzed the province’s plans to shift control of online learning to TVO/TFO and is raising major concerns - about support for students, TVO's capacity to execute the plan, and the rushed…
Education is not listed as a key priority in Ontario's 2021-22 provincial budget. There appears to be only minor funding to support school boards in dealing with the ongoing impacts of COVID-19.
The province is planning to move much of the control over online learning in secondary schools out of the hands of school boards and put it under the control of TVO’s Independent Learning Centre.
Ontario school boards may be facing significant reductions in their funding for the coming school year.
Initial findings of People for Education’s 2020/21 Annual Ontario School Survey (AOSS) show that principals are dealing with an exceptional set of challenges related to running schools during a pandemic.
Medical experts recommend opening schools as soon as possible, but warn that effective testing, control of community spread, reduction of risks for staff, and enhanced physical distancing are keys to successfully and safely keeping them…