Ontario Fall Economic Statement does nothing to reverse the deep cuts to public services, including public education, and the harm already done, says the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario.
Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario
The Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario.
There will be almost 1,000 fewer teachers in grades 4-8 elementary classrooms this year and larger class sizes.
ETFO extends its full support and solidarity to the 55,000 CUPE education workers as they withdraw services and prepare to initiate a legal strike action on October 7, 2019.
When it comes to Kindergarten through Grade 12 education, 61% of Ontarians believe the Doug Ford Conservative government is on the wrong track.
A toolkit to create pressure against Doug Ford’s education cuts.
ETFO has given the Ford Conservative government failing grades for education, public services and putting people first during its first year in office.
ETFO is celebrating Education Week, May 6-10, by applauding the professional skills and high-quality learning delivered by Ontario educators.
Instead of addressing the crisis it has created for Ontario children with autism, the Ford government is downloading its obligation to support these students onto public schools.
Over 78,000 Ontarians have sent letters to their MPPs in the last two weeks saying that they do not support larger class sizes in public elementary schools as part of a campaign set up by ETFO.
The Ontario government is moving quickly to sacrifice the safety and well-being of our youngest children to save money, according to the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario.