OPSBA in the Media – April 2022

2022 4/12 | Connects Page, OPSBA in the Media

Ontario’s education spending to rise next year after funding fell short this year
Toronto Star – April 28, 2022
Funding for Ontario’s public schools is $1.3 billion lower than the government projected this school year — mainly because of lacklustre fundraising during the pandemic, and a drop in tuition-paying international students — but overall education spending is set to rise over the next three years.

Ontario launches pilot project to build schools faster
Toronto Star – April 21, 2022
The Ontario government is piloting a rapid construction program to get schools built faster, particularly in areas with growing enrolment.

OPSBA President Cathy Abraham discusses COVID-19 health and safety (skip ahead to 14:48)
CTV News Toronto – April 12, 2022
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Trustees from different Ontario boards to push for school mask mandates
Toronto Star – April 11, 2022
Several trustees from different school boards will push for masking to be reinstated — a move that comes as the province’s public health agency and the organization representing public boards call for a return of face coverings to curb the spread of COVID.