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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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Coronavirus: Toronto District School Board looks to make masks mandatory for all students – Toronto

Coronavirus: Toronto District School Board looks to make masks mandatory for all students - Toronto

The Toronto District School Board (TDSB) wants all students — not just Grade 4 and up — to wear masks once schools are reopened in September amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The TDSB Finance Budget and Enrollment Committee will review the proposal Thursday and then the board will look to approve …

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Ontario substitute teachers left out of COVID-19 conversation, group says

Ontario substitute teachers left out of COVID-19 conversation, group says

TORONTO — A coalition of Ontario educators says substitute teachers are concerned about health and safety risks related to working in multiple schools as they prepare to return to classrooms in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. Ontario Education Workers United, an organization made up of high school teachers, is …

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Ontario government rejects TDSB pitch to cut class size, wants to maintain full day – Toronto

Ontario government rejects TDSB pitch to cut class size, wants to maintain full day - Toronto

TORONTO — Ontario says it rejected a Toronto school board’s plan to cut class sizes because it limits the amount of time students will spend in the classroom. Education Minister Stephen Lecce says the government wants to “maximize” classroom time for children while still creating safe conditions during the pandemic. …

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Toronto District School Board says using reserve funds to cut class size a financial risk – Toronto

Toronto District School Board says using reserve funds to cut class size a financial risk - Toronto

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted August 14, 2020 11:26 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ TORONTO — The interim director of Canada’s largest school board says a plan to “unlock” reserve funds to lower …

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Coronavirus: TDSB tweaks return-to-school plan so high school students alternate days – Toronto

Coronavirus: TDSB tweaks return-to-school plan so high school students alternate days - Toronto

The Toronto District School Board has released an updated back-to-school plan which will see high school students alternate days of in-class instruction. The plan posted on Monday differs from an initial draft version that was presented to TDSB trustees the previous week, which would have seen secondary school students attend …

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TDSB plan includes in-class learning 5 days per week for all students – Toronto

TDSB plan includes in-class learning 5 days per week for all students - Toronto

The Toronto District School Board (TDSB) has released a plan for a return to school in September, which includes all students attending in-person classes five days a week. The TDSB’s plan follows the release of back-to-school requirements by the provincial government on Thursday. Under the plan, which still needs approval …

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Coronavirus: A look at back-to-school plans at the Toronto District School Board – Toronto

Coronavirus: A look at back-to-school plans at the Toronto District School Board - Toronto

TORONTO — While school boards across Canada are quietly developing plans for bringing students back to class in September, the largest such organization in the country has taken things one step further by laying out a variety of scenarios in stark, costly detail. Some of the models under consideration at …

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