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RALLY FOR EDUCATION THIS SATURDAY!

ETFO members, along with members and supporters from OSSTF, OECTA, CUPE, AEFO, the Ontario Federation of Labour and other unions, will gather at Queen’s Park in Toronto this Saturday to send a message to the...

MORE SCHOOL BOARDS WARN AGAINST EDUCATION CUTS

School boards from Peel Region, Toronto and Hastings and Prince Edward have warned the Ford government’s education minister that increasing class sizes will affect student learning and safety. The Boards say the cutbacks mean schools...
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STUDENTS AT 600 HIGH SCHOOLS TO WALK OUT TODAY

Students at some 600 high schools across the province are set to walk out today (April 4), according to a report from CBC News. The walkouts are a protest against the cutbacks to education announced...

ONTARIO CONSIDERS MATH TESTING FOR TEACHERS: REPORT

Can a physical education or drama teacher be fired for not knowing enough about math? A report in The Globe and Mail says the Ford government is considering compulsory annual math testing for all teachers...
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ONTARIO EDUCATION WORKERS UNITED AGAINST GOVERNMENT CUTS

The following is a joint statement issued April 3 by ETFO, AEFO, CUPE, OECTA and OSSTF. Teachers and education workers in Ontario have formed a common front to defend a strong publicly funded education system...
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ETFO’S MEMBER ENGAGEMENT PROGRAM IN FULL SWING

If you haven’t yet been asked to sign a pledge card to support the fight for quality public education, you soon will be. Signing the cards and talking to members is what the ETFO Member...

THE POWER OF MANY: UNIONS FIGHT FORD CUTS

Many of the more than 50 unions affiliated to the Ontario Federation of Labour (OFL) came together at the Power of Many: Take Back Ontario Conference on March 25 to stop the government’s pro-business agenda...