Hundreds of GTA teachers received layoff notices this week, and are being warned they may lose their full-time status. Ontario’s Education Minister Lisa Thompson did not answer when asked repeatedly whether she considers the change a job loss.
Data for 70,000 students accessed in summer cyber attack, public board reports
A cyber attack at the Waterloo Region District School Board this summer gave hackers access to data for about 70,000 students. Data for 70,000 students accessed in summer cyber attack, public board reports | TheRecord.com
District school boards seek clarity on Ontario sex-ed curriculum
While not coming down against the government’s plans in regards to changing the sexual education curriculum, two local boards joined others across Ontario in calling for more information. In the government’s speech from the throne,…
Catholic board supports ‘safe spaces’ after anti-LGBTQ protest
‘Need to fight back just as hard’ local LGBTQ+ group says after some parents protest safe space stickers in York Catholic District School Board schools Catholic board supports ‘safe spaces’ after anti-LGBTQ protest – Newmarket…
EXCLUSIVE: TDSB used unqualified people to fill in for teachers over 1,000 times in 5 month span
Parents and persons with no more than a high school diploma are increasing filling in for absent teachers. A CityNews investigation revealed earlier this week that the Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board relied on people…
Rising teacher absenteeism spurs Ontario school boards to hire non-certified replacements
An increase in teacher absenteeism and a shortage of supply teachers in Ontario has forced several school districts to take an unusual approach to filling the gap: They’ve hired non-certified emergency replacements to supervise classrooms….
Not so fast: education workers say they’re prepared to strike again
Waterloo Catholic District School Board reopened its schools on Tuesday after a two-day hiatus Not so fast: education workers say they’re prepared to strike again | TheRecord.com