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People for Education Raises Major Concerns about Government Plans to Hand Over Online Learning to TVO/TFO
Major changes coming to online learning and lots of considerations affecting boards, schools, parents, and families that should be afforded the time for substantial consultation.
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.
Report from experts says to reopen schools safely, government must manage community spread of COVID-19, support students' mental health needs, keep class sizes small and provide extra resources.
Ontario needs a coherent and comprehensive plan for the next steps in the education system. To accomplish this, the province should constitute a tasks force leaders from all the major education organizations.
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Annie Kidder, our Executive Director, talks about the evidence showing the impact of full-day kindergarten on children’s academic and social development.
Premier Doug Ford says that the government will consult with parents and teachers about the continuation of the full-day kindergarten program.
The discussion about equitable education must start with whether all students in the public school system have access to a decent education, prior to attending university or college.
The Globe and Mail: Advocates for students with disabilities call on Ontario to stop school exclusions
The Ontario Autism Coalition is asking the Ontario Ministry of Education to remove principals' power to exclude students from school for an indefinite period.
This feature story explores the issues around the 'exclusion' of students with special education needs from school for all or part of the day.