School pandemic plans don’t work for working parents, province told

"School reopening plans don’t work for working parents — and it’s time the province embraced “creative and ambitious” alternatives for this fall so families aren’t left in the lurch as the COVID-19 pandemic continues."

School reopening plans don’t work for working parents — and it’s time the province embraced “creative and ambitious” alternatives for this fall so families aren’t left in the lurch as the COVID-19 pandemic continues, and two Toronto school trustees are determined to make that happen.

Other jurisdictions are thinking outside the box so students aren’t simply divvied into groups and told to attend classes half-days or every other day — and Ontario should be too, say Toronto trustees Jennifer Story and Rachel Chernos Lin, who are to bring forward an emergency resolution Thursday night, calling on the province to craft a school year that works better for families.

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Written by Kristin Rushowy
Toronto Star
July 7, 2020
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