Ontario high school teachers hit picket lines for third job action

"Mr. Ford and Mr. Lecce don't seem to care that the chaos that they've created in 2019 is going to be with us again in 2020."

School principals in Ontario asked the provincial government on Wednesday to halt some standardized testing and elementary school report cards as teachers' unions wage an ongoing work-to-rule campaign.

In a letter to the education minister, the Ontario Council of Principals asked that mid-January standardized math testing for Grade 9 students be suspended until a contract is reached with all teachers' unions.

“While contract negotiations continue and withdrawals of service are ongoing, it is not 'business as usual' in schools,” council president Nancy Brady wrote. “The additional work of these reporting tasks diminishes principals' and vice-principals' capacity to meet all the other responsibilities we have in caring for our students.”

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Written by Shawn Jeffords
December 18, 2019
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