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Coronavirus case confirmed at Sir Frederick Banting Secondary School in London, Ont. – London

Coronavirus case confirmed at Sir Frederick Banting Secondary School in London, Ont. - London

The Middlesex-London Health Unit (MLHU) has identified a positive case of COVID-19 at Sir Frederick Banting Secondary School in London, Ont. The Thames Valley District School Board (TVDSB) says the school will remain open and school buses will operate. They say staff, parents and guardians of all Banting students …

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Probable COVID-19 case in Stratford is first in Huron-Perth school community – London

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Huron Perth Public Health is reporting a probable case of COVID-19 connected to St. Joseph’s Catholic Elementary School in Stratford, Ont. The health unit says it determined a member of the school community is a probable case during a case and contact investigation into a separate, recently confirmed case …

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Court tosses B.C. parents’ lawsuit challenging COVID-19 back-to-school plan

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A British Columbia Supreme Court judge has dismissed an application by two parents who wanted the province to implement tougher COVID-19 safety measures before schools reopened last month. Justice Jasvinder Basran says in an oral decision posted online on Wednesday he is satisfied that the advice of public health …

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Coronavirus case confirmed at Mary Wright Public School in Strathroy, Ont., health unit says – London

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The Middlesex-London Health Unit (MLHU) has confirmed a case of the novel coronavirus at Mary Wright Public School in Strathroy, Ont. In a statement, the health unit says the case was at school during the time they were infectious. The health unit adds that it’s following up with close …

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Coronavirus outbreak declared at Sir Arthur Currie Public School after 2nd positive case – London

Coronavirus outbreak declared at Sir Arthur Currie Public School after 2nd positive case - London

The Middlesex-London Health Unit (MLHU) has declared a novel coronavirus outbreak after a second member of Sir Arthur Currie Public School in London tested positive for COVID-19. The health unit says it believes the two cases are associated with each other. The Thames Valley District School Board (TVDSB) said …

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Coronavirus: Case confirmed involving staff member of London’s La Pommeraie Elementary School – London

Coronavirus: Case confirmed involving staff member of London’s La Pommeraie Elementary School - London

The number of coronavirus infections involving local schools has risen by one after Conseil scolaire Viamonde, the public French-language secular school board, reported that a case had been confirmed involving a staff member at one of its London elementary schools. The case involves a member of La Pommeraie, an …

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Schools set dates to transition from virtual to in-person learning — but is this legal? – National

Schools set dates to transition from virtual to in-person learning — but is this legal? - National

As coronavirus cases continue to climb across Canada, parents have opted for their children to attend virtual schooling instead of in-person. While some schools only offer in-person learning, others allow students to learn virtually from home. Read more: Delayed start for online classes as demand grows in some Ontario …

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4 U.S. teachers die of coronavirus after school year begins – National

4 U.S. teachers die of coronavirus after school year begins - National

Teachers in at least three states have died after bouts with the coronavirus since the dawn of the new school year, and a teachers’ union leader worries that the return to in-person classes will have a deadly impact across the U.S. if proper precautions aren’t taken. AshLee DeMarinis was …

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Coronavirus: How to keep grandparents in social bubble as kids go back to school – National

Coronavirus: How to keep grandparents in social bubble as kids go back to school - National

With children going back to school across the country, some infectious disease experts say it’s time to rethink our social bubbles in order to protect our most vulnerable populations from contracting COVID-19. That could mean veering back to virtual visits for grandma and grandpa, or at the very least, …

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Skills lost due to coronavirus school closures will cause drop in global economy: OECD – National

Skills lost due to coronavirus school closures will cause drop in global economy: OECD - National

Disruption to schooling stemming from the COVID-19 epidemic will cause a skill loss that could result in a 1.5 per cent drop in global economic output for the rest of this century, the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) estimated. For the United States, that will represent an …

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