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Ontario’s sex-ed curriculum does not do an adequate job of teaching students about consent, Education Minister Lisa Thompson told a newspaper in her riding. The issue of consent was one of the biggest concerns parents spoke about during the provincial government’s recent, massive public consultations on education reforms, Thompson told the Owen Sound Sun Times.

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Class sizes and hiring rules could be in for changes under the Ford government, which has just launched consultations with education unions and trustee associations. However, the head of Elementary Teachers Federation of Ontario called the talks “concerning and disturbing.” The government began discussions with teacher unions on Wednesday by “highlighting the $15-billion deficit, the

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As the representatives of more than 55,000 of this province’s education workers, we are deeply disturbed by decisions of the newly elected government regarding the Ontario Curriculum. First, the government cancelled curriculum sessions, one of which was making revisions in keeping with the recommendations of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC), while others addressed ASL

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Aspects of a pilot project announced by the Ministry of Education today for students with autism are raising alarm bells about the future of fully accessible, public education in the province, say CUPE Ontario education workers. “We represent 13,000 Educational Assistants who work hard, with other Board employees and parents, to develop and deliver individualized

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