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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.
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…
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.
If we know parents can make a difference and we know that the current crisis is amplifying inequities, what does that mean we should do?
The provincial education funding formula needs updates and funding to ensure all students have a chance for success.
The province has launched consultations on education funding for the 2021-22 school year, focused on things like COVID response, Online learning, Secondary class size, and the use of outdated census data.
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.