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Education in Ontario is a leading news story right now because hundreds of thousands of parents across the province are concerned about how cuts will hurt Ontario students. Below are a few of the latest stories about the issue. Read and share them if you are here for Ontario's students.

What’s the Real Cost of Doug Ford’s Education Cuts?

Here For Students
Doug Ford has asked us to consider the deficit. Well, we have. What makes more sense to you? Saving our province $3.5 billion or spending $3.8 billion more?

60,000 Fewer Courses Available for Ontario’s Students

Here For Students
Under Doug Ford's plan, the average high school class size in Ontario will rise by 27%, students will be required to take mandatory online classes in order to graduate and, according to the Financial Accountability Office of Ontario

How Ontarians Can Stop Doug Ford’s Cuts

Here For Students
60,000 fewer courses will be available to our students, including the critical STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) and specialized education courses that allow our students to reach their full potential.

High school teachers describe negotiations with Ford government as 'slow and frustrating'

Newstalk 610
Sad to say, the government has come to us with not a single substantial proposal during those five days. They are dealing with trivialities and housekeeping and it's been slow and frustrating.

Analysis: Ontario to have 10,000 fewer teaching positions in public schools over next five years

The Globe and Mail
Another consequence of the short-sightedness of this massive reduction will be the dashed hopes of so many teacher-candidates who provide new energy and ideas to our excellent education work force

Class size changes will save billions but will mean 10,000 fewer teachers over five years: watchdog

CTV News Kitchener
The government will claim there is some foundation for their numbers.. Really what they're doing is trying to create an impression that their policy changes will be less damaging to student's education than they really will be.

Ford government shouldn't try to modernize education while cutting funding, new report warns

CBC
Our caution, our warning is, yes, modernize but watch cutting resources at the same time. It makes it very difficult to ensure that students are getting what they need.

Students will suffer the real impact of Ford’s education cuts

Toronto Star
These cuts will hurt struggling students, gifted students and generally make school a lot less interesting for all students.

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