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Public schools among those in greatest need of repairs in Ontario

The Greater Essex County District School Board ranks fifth among the province’s 72 school boards when it comes to having schools in need of significant repairs, says a report released this week by the Ministry of Education. 733 more words

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EQAO to launch Grade 10 literacy testing this fall

It’ll be no more pencils and no more work books for those students who choose to take their Grade 10 Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test online. 609 more words

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Growing interest in the idea of year-round schooling

School’s out for summer is no longer the student anthem it once was.

With 4,000 students from Windsor area public and Catholic school boards already enrolled in various summer programs, many are asking whether it’s time to consider year-round schooling. 774 more words

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Summer Learning program helps students close the gap

Summer Learning programs are proving perhaps the best short-term investment area school boards make each year.

Aimed at students from Grade 3 through Grade 5 who need a little extra support in literacy and numeracy, boards are finding the additional 45 to 50 hours of instruction are showing significant gains. 642 more words

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Closing of Windsor's St. John elementary school reflects population shift

The closure of St. John Catholic Elementary School represents what happens when dropping enrolment collides with tight school board budgets.

One of three elementary schools being closed by the Windsor-Essex Catholic District School Board this month, St. 714 more words

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Villanova, St. Anne high schools earn Premier Awards

St. Anne and Villanova Secondary Schools success at creating safe and inclusive environments has earned them membership in the exclusive club of Premier’s Award winners. 661 more words

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Catholic school board issues 70 teacher layoff notices

Stabilizing enrolment and retirements cut the number of teachers receiving layoff notices from the Windsor-Essex Catholic District School Board Monday down to 70.

Last June, the board laid off 133 teachers before recalling almost everyone at some point during the year. 272 more words

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