Announcement of funding cuts and layoffs draws backlash on social media.
And the talking point that “school boards came to the minister to ask what to do with all these extra employees” is such baloney. Uh huh. Superintendents called the government and asked to have their budgets cut.
Sure they did.
Can we have a do over on the last provincial election please?! I’d give the current government Fs all across the board.
Nikki Eroshinsky Coles
So disappointed in this government.
This decision removes the needed EA support and is beyond comprehension. That UCP now cut required support for special needs children is despicable.
Pssst: We didn’t have enough EAs before this ... pass it on.
Teachers are still working and being paid. They are working online with students in their regular school hours. The only change is that now many of them are trying to figure out how to also work 1-1 with the students that used to work 1-1 with their EA.
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