A high school in Caledon has crushed the hopes of many students by cutting its award-winning music classes.
A Mississauga school sent a note home saying it’s “no longer in a position to offer students credits beyond those that are required” to graduate. When students reselected their courses for the fall, dozens of options had disappeared, including a Grade 10 math class designed for struggling students, Grade 11 music and a Grade 12 science speciality.
We’re now starting to see what the Ford government’s cuts to education really mean. And this is just a small sample of the havoc that’s being created in schools, big and small, urban and rural, right across Ontario.