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Mom irate school aides refusing to heat lunch for special needs students under job sanctions

A Windsor mother is furious after Holy Names High School sent home a letter this week informing her that educational assistants will not heat up food in a microwave for her daughter with special needs because of ongoing “work-to-rule” job actions. 743 more words


School boards looking to reduce gender gap in literacy testing

Despite concerted efforts to improve literacy for more than a decade, boys continue to lag significantly behind girls in results on the Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test. 646 more words


Policy change on non-Catholic students slows enrolment decline

A policy change that allows non-Catholic children to enrol in the Windsor-Essex Catholic District School Board’s elementary schools has helped slow the decline in enrolment this fall. 531 more words


ETFO threatens strikes while two other teachers' unions ratify deals

While the Ontario English Catholic Teachers’ Association (OECTA) and Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation ratified new contracts Friday, the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario announced it would begin rotating strikes in October unless talks resume and progress is evident. 659 more words


It's the first day of school in Canada: Here are some of the pricy and peculiar requests for class

Once upon a time, Canadians sent their kids to school with nothing but a Bible, an apple for the teacher and a pickaxe for the coal mining they needed to do after class. 44 more words


Pickup basketball players locked out of St. Joseph's courts

A group of pickup basketball players are crying foul after finding the courts at St. Joseph’s high school closed, saying the school board is punishing them for things they didn’t do. 724 more words


Catholic school board lists new Catholic Central as top capital priority

The Windsor-Essex Catholic District School Board is hoping it’s third time lucky rather than three strikes and you’re out in submitting a new Catholic Central High School… 561 more words