One-day teacher strike closes schools in eight boards in Ontario

"Teachers were angered when the government announced that average high school class sizes would jump from 22 to 28 and four e-learning courses would be mandatory for graduation."

Schools in several boards across the province will be closed today, as the union representing high school teachers stages a one-day strike.

It is the latest in the Ontario Secondary School Teachers' Federation's series of rotating strikes during a contentious round of bargaining with the province.

President Harvey Bischof says he would call off the strike if the government agreed to return to last year's class size levels, but Education Minister Stephen Lecce rejected the offer.

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Written by Canadian Press
CTV News
January 8, 2020
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