Wednesday, November 25

queen’s park

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Parents call on province to resume full-time classes in September – The Canadian News

A group of parents and educators who want to see classes come back full time in the fall will take their message to Queen’s Park on Wednesday. A rally is set to take place at 10 a.m. in front of the legislature. The group says they are calling on the province and the Ministry of Education “to commit to funding plans for a safe reopening of full-time school this September.” Last month the province announced it was looking at three possible scenarios for the return to class in September, which will likely see a mix of in-class and remote learning. Classes would contain no more than 15 students each, attending on alternating days or weeks. The group say they rejected the hybrid model, stating it will force working parents to choose between educating their children and their own ...