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Should we bring cursive writing back to schools?

Hetty Roessingh: Cursive handwriting has an effect on literacy and creativity
A school bus passes angel paintings seen along the route to the Chalk Hill School where the Sandy Hook Elementary School children will begin to attend classes in Monroe

Ontario’s locked-door policy in schools doesn’t add up

On Dalton McGuinty’s response to the tragic Newtown shooting
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Why it’s so hard to fire bad teachers

Most principals would rather hide or transfer incompetent teachers than try to oust them
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Ontario’s public education needs "renewed vision"

Students are paying for art supplies, sports equipment, and core materials, finds new report
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Low enrolment could force closure of Ontario schools

Nearly 150 high school and elementary schools are on the chopping block
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Ont. teachers urged to accept "fair" deal from province

Strike by 73,000 teachers would affect about 750,000 students