Steep job losses to come after education overhaul

Steep job losses to come after education overhaul
Posted on March 18, 2019 | Mike Schreiner | Written on March 18, 2019
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“Increasing class sizes will lead to job cuts and fewer teachers to educate students.

The Minister’s promise of no job losses does not square with a dramatic 27% increase in class sizes for grades 9-12. When this government promises job security, the opposite tends to happen.

The Ontario Secondary School Teachers Federation estimates increasing class sizes will cause a loss of 5,500 positions in Ontario high schools.

How will this move benefit students or increase education quality?”

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