Ontario government partially backtracks on expanded high school class sizes - 2019-10-24

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F49.png Ontario government partially backtracks on expanded high school class sizes October 24, 2019, Michelle McQuigge, National Post

TORONTO — The union representing Ontario's high school teachers described a proffered olive branch as a "poison pill" on Thursday, saying the government only told half the story when it offered to partially walk back a proposed increase to class sizes.

The president of the Ontario Secondary School Teachers Federation confirmed that the Progressive Conservative government had offered to lower the average funded class size from 28 to 25 as part of its labour negotiations with the union.

But Harvey Bischof said Education Minister Stephen Lecce failed to mention another clause contained in the offer which would see the government remove all reference to class size limits, essentially allowing the province to see the number of students per class climb indefinitely.

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