Some schools freezing pre-Christmas marks for Grade 12 students and others not, leaves students, teachers frustrated: “We’re all competing for the same university spots”
‘Devil in the details,’ of new education bill: school board
‘Much of what was announced is already taking place in Simcoe County,’ says Simcoe County public board chair ‘Devil in the details,’ of new education bill: school board – Collingwood News (collingwoodtoday.ca)
Waterloo Region schools lose $125 per student as funding falls one per cent
WATERLOO REGION — Local schools have been given $3 million more by the provincial government but will have 1,200 more students to teach. This works out to a reduction of one per cent in basic operational funding…
Waterloo Catholic school board provides progress update after police called to remove 4-year-old
At Monday night’s Waterloo Catholic District School Board (WCDSB) meeting, trustees received an update on the board’s progress on recommendations outlined in a review of a November 2021 incident that saw a four-year-old Black child removed…
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….
Advocates, teacher unions call for free school breakfast, lunch for Ontario students
In a letter to Education Minister Stephen Lecce and Children Minister Michael Parsa today, the collection of organizations say many children in Ontario are facing food insecurity that forces them to rely on food banks…
Zwaagstra: Don’t scrap final exams. Some stress is good for students
In the last week of January, Grade 9 and 10 students at Ottawa’s public school board had the entire week off (unless asked to come in to finish incomplete work). Zwaagstra: Don’t scrap final exams….