Lecce’s comments come as the government, school boards and education unions continue negotiating after all contracts expired at the end of August.
The pay it forward spirit is thriving in Canadian Catholic schools this Christmas season. Season of caring for Catholic high schools (catholicregister.org)
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….
Ottawa’s largest school board says it’s doing everything it can to find replacement staff, as staffing shortages result in classroom closures this school year. Staff shortages forces classroom closures at Ottawa’s largest school board |…
Amidst calls for the province to step in and order a York school board to fly the Pride flag in June, Ontario Premier Doug Ford says he has “no comment” on the controversial decision. Pride flag controversy: Ontario urged…
Catholic teachers’ union president says schools averaging close to 100 teacher absences across the board ‘It’s troubling’: Waterloo Region schools struggle amid mass staff shortages | TheRecord.com
The Ontario government is piloting a rapid construction program to get schools built faster, particularly in areas with growing enrolment. Ontario launches pilot project to build schools faster | The Star