Doug Ford’s teacher layoffs will hurt education in Ontario

Peel school board warns of teacher layoffs, April 17

Demoralizing and threatening teachers does nothing to enhance the educational experience of students in Ontario.

Laying off teachers has a larger implication for future enrollments for faculties of education such as OISE and others in the province. Who would want to be a teacher with the prospect of annual threats of layoffs, extra-large classes, continual math testing, dealing with special-education students with a myriad of needs and be expected to do extra-curricular activities and provide one-on-one support?

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