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COVID-19: Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board to close schools on ‘snow days’ – Peterborough

COVID-19: Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board to close schools on ‘snow days’ - Peterborough

Peterborough and area public schools will remain closed on inclement weather days that see bus transportation cancelled to meet new COVID-19 directives, school board officials voted on Tuesday night. Trustees with the Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board agreed on the decision during their regular meeting. They cited the …

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COVID-19: School board chair says she got no ‘heads up’ from Alberta government about new measures impacting schools

COVID-19: School board chair says she got no ‘heads up’ from Alberta government about new measures impacting schools

The chair of the Edmonton Public School Board says the first time she learned Alberta’s grade 7 to 12 students would be moving to at-home learning was when Premier Jason Kenney held a news conference Tuesday afternoon to announce new measures at curbing the spread of COVID-19 in the …

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Parents, teachers concerned over new school 14-day self-isolation policy in Saskatoon

Parents, teachers concerned over new school 14-day self-isolation policy in Saskatoon

A new policy could further disrupt an already difficult school year in Saskatoon’s major school divisions amid the novel coronavirus pandemic. The Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) said students and staff in a class with a potential case of COVID-19 must now self-isolate for 14 days. For Saskatoon mom Annette …

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TVDSB confirms 2 cases of COVID-19 at schools in Dorchester and Ingersoll – London

TVDSB confirms 2 cases of COVID-19 at schools in Dorchester and Ingersoll - London

Two new coronavirus cases have been confirmed at a public school and a secondary school in the Thames Valley District School Board (TVDSB). Late Monday, the school board confirmed that a positive case of COVID-19 had been identified by Southwestern Public Health (SWPH) at Laurie Hawkins Public School in Ingersoll. The second …

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Survey of Ontario university students, faculty says online learning has had negative impact

Survey of Ontario university students, faculty says online learning has had negative impact

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted November 24, 2020 6:12 am     Updated November 24, 2020 6:13 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ A survey of …

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Several COVID-19 cases at Lumsden High School pushes all classes online

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Prairie Valley School Division says it is closing a school in Lumsden, Sask., for two weeks following positive cases of COVID-19. The school division says “several cases of COVID-19” have been diagnosed in individuals at Lumsden High School. All students will begin remote learning starting on Tuesday, Nov. 24. …

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Coronavirus: Are ‘snow days’ a thing of the past? London, Ont., school boards say possibly – London

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The shift to online learning amid the novel coronavirus pandemic could mark the end of ‘snow days,’ where a school-based or system-wide shutdown occurs due to inclement weather. London District Catholic School Board (LDCSB) director of education Linda Staudt says having students and teachers be connected on virtual platforms …

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Another coronavirus case reported at Saunders Secondary school in London – London

Another coronavirus case reported at Saunders Secondary school in London - London

Middlesex-London Health Unit (MLHU) has identified a positive case of COVID-19 at Saunders Secondary School in London, Ont. This is the second case of COVID-19 at the high school. The first one, reported on Oct. 7 and involving a student, has been resolved. There is no word yet whether …

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Coronavirus: Schools in Ontario’s big cities stay the course while New York City closes buildings

Coronavirus: Schools in Ontario’s big cities stay the course while New York City closes buildings

With New York City hitting the three-per-cent threshold in its seven-day COVID-19 test positivity rate, state and city officials made good on promised measures to move all students still participating in in-class learning to remote schooling as buildings across the city are closed. “It’s a tough day, it was …

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Quebec expected to announce extended holiday school closings

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By The Staff The Canadian Press Posted November 19, 2020 8:26 am     Updated November 19, 2020 8:35 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Quebec …

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