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Coronavirus: Toronto Public Health declares COVID-19 outbreak at elementary school – Toronto

Coronavirus: Toronto Public Health declares COVID-19 outbreak at elementary school - Toronto

Toronto Public Health has declared a COVID-19 outbreak at a North York elementary school after officials say two students tested positive for coronavirus. Dr. Eileen de Villa, Toronto’s medical officer of health, announced the outbreak was declared on Friday at Glen Park Public School on Englemount Avenue, near Allen …

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Coronavirus: Latest developments in the Greater Toronto Area on Sept. 24

Coronavirus: Latest developments in the Greater Toronto Area on Sept. 24

Here is a roundup of the latest developments on the coronavirus pandemic in the Greater Toronto Area for Thursday: Ontario reports 409 new coronavirus cases Ontario is reporting 409 new cases of the novel coronavirus, bringing the provincial total to 48,496. According to Thursday’s provincial report, 151 new cases were recorded …

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Toronto District School Board elementary students return to class in staggered reopening plan – Toronto

Toronto District School Board elementary students return to class in staggered reopening plan - Toronto

TORONTO — The Toronto District School Board will begin welcoming students back to elementary schools this morning. Canada’s largest school board is spreading the return to class over three days as part of a staggered reopening plan. The model will see different grades come back to school on different …

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Virtual school for TDSB elementary students delayed to Sept. 17 – Toronto

Virtual school for TDSB elementary students delayed to Sept. 17 - Toronto

The Toronto District School Board says virtual school for elementary students will begin two days later, on Sept. 17. In a memo posted on the TDSB website Thursday, the board said it needs more time due to the large number of families — more than 66,000 students — that …

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Start of academic year delayed for most TDSB high school students – Toronto

Start of academic year delayed for most TDSB high school students - Toronto

The start of the school year is being delayed for Toronto District School Board high school students. The majority of secondary students will now begin the year on Sept. 17, which is two days later than previously planned. “Given the complexities of the secondary staffing and timetable process, we …

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Coronavirus: 70% of parents who responded to TDSB elementary registration choose in-person option – Toronto

Coronavirus: 70% of parents who responded to TDSB elementary registration choose in-person option - Toronto

The Toronto District School Board (TDSB) has released details surrounding the registration preferences of parents and guardians for children for the upcoming school year in response to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, and a large majority of those who responded indicated support for in-person options. In a statement released by …

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Coronavirus: TDSB provides behind-the-scenes look at COVID-19 school preparations – Toronto

Coronavirus: TDSB provides behind-the-scenes look at COVID-19 school preparations - Toronto

A day after the Ontario government released guidelines for dealing with COVID-19 cases in schools, the largest board in the province offered a look inside two of its schools. The Toronto District School Board invited media as well as some students. It also came the day after Prime Minister Justin …

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TDSB seeks more space for classes as parents weigh whether kids will attend – Toronto

TDSB seeks more space for classes as parents weigh whether kids will attend - Toronto

TORONTO — Canada’s largest school board is searching for additional spaces to hold classes this fall, but says it won’t know how many are needed — or where they’ll be located — until parents of elementary students confirm whether they’ll be sending their kids to school in person. Some Toronto …

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Coronavirus: Most students expected to return to school at 2 Ontario boards in Toronto, Ottawa

Coronavirus: Most students expected to return to school at 2 Ontario boards in Toronto, Ottawa

TORONTO – School boards in two of Ontario’s urban centres say more than two-thirds of their students will return to in-class learning come September. The Ministry of Education is giving parents the option to keep their kids out of the classroom, and the Toronto and Ottawa-Carleton district school boards are …

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New TDSB plan cuts class sizes in neighbourhoods with highest risk of COVID-19 – Toronto

New TDSB plan cuts class sizes in neighbourhoods with highest risk of COVID-19 - Toronto

TORONTO — The chairman of Canada’s largest school board says a new proposed plan to reduce class sizes will address crowding at elementary schools in Toronto neighbourhoods at the highest risk of COVID-19. Toronto District School Board chairman Alexander Brown says the new plan will see additional space leased and …

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