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OAKLAND EDUCATORS JOIN WAVE OF US TEACHERS€ STRIKES

Oakland teachers have joined their colleagues around the country on strike for better wages in the face of high living costs in the city in which they teach. “For three months, we have been waiting...
Pencil on paper

MERIT PAY FOR TEACHERS DOESN€T WORK, COLUMNIST ARGUES

Merit pay for teachers doesn’t work, and a strike by teachers in Denver proves it, says a columnist in the Victoria Times-Colonist. Because “better teaching produces better student results, teacher compensation … should be geared...
Bill Tucker

PARENTS, EDUCATORS SLAM ONTARIO€S AUTISM CHANGES

Cutbacks in home support for autistic children could soon start affecting Ontario classrooms, say parents and educators in a growing chorus of criticism about the Ford government’s plan, reports CBC London. “It doesn’t matter if...
RDSB

RAINBOW DSB AFFIRMS SUPPORT FOR ONE SCHOOL BOARD

The Rainbow District School Board (RDSB) has reaffirmed its support for one school system in Ontario. “RDSB [believes] investments in education are directed where they will have the greatest impact—in the classroom,” the Board said...
Student with tablet

MERGING SYSTEMS WOULD SAVE $1 BILLION PER YEAR: EXPERT

An education expert says the Ford government could save $1 billion a year by merging the public and separate school systems in the province. “Given the dire need to address the deficit, the time is...