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Peel District School Board fined $50K after student injured in classroom mishap

BRAMPTON, Ont. – A Toronto-area school board has been fined $50,000 after a student suffered a fracture in a classroom incident.

Peel District School Board pleaded guilty in a Brampton, Ont., court to failing to take every precaution reasonable in the circumstances for the protection of a worker in a workplace as a result of the April 2014 incident. 123 more words

Education

Toronto-area school boards strike back at students with no snow day tweets

Two Toronto-area school boards garnered praise and criticism for snarky remarks made on Twitter after not calling a snow day on Tuesday.

The Greater Toronto Area… 379 more words

Canada

Peel District School Board to vote on uniforms for its public schools

TORONTO — The Peel District¬†School Board is considering making uniforms mandatory for students in its public schools.

Uniforms have already been tested as part of a pilot project at Central Peel Secondary School. 281 more words

News

Peel District School Board cancels school breakfast programs amid work-to-rule action

TORONTO – Food and breakfast programs where money is collected will no longer be offered to students at schools governed by the Peel District School Board as work-to-rule action ramps up for Ontario’s education support workers. 688 more words

Education

Lockdowns lifted at Caledon schools after robbery, weapon investigations

TORONTO — Provincial police have lifted lockdown and hold-and-secure warnings at several schools in Caledon, Ont. that had been prompted by two separate police investigations. 208 more words

Crime

Labour strife remains as Ontario students head back to school this week

TORONTO – Ontario schools resume this week in a more stable state than when they closed in June amid the threat of massive teachers’ strikes, but it will not be entirely problem-free with… 736 more words

Education

Peel school board to take tough stance on new sex ed curriculum

WATCH ABOVE: Three teens watch and react to the new sex-education ad unveiled by the Ontario government.

TORONTO – Students at Ontario’s second largest school board won’t be exempt from learning about… 398 more words

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