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In the media - The great ouster: Find lost students and woo them back to school

In the media - The great ouster: Find lost students and woo them back to school

Students who have fallen out of the education system due to the pandemic risk forming an underclass with diminished prospects, and the Ontario government needs a major outreach effort to bring missing students back to its classrooms, says the head of a global commission for education recovery.

IN THE MEDIA: Search for school board leaders presents opportunity in face of racism discussions, say experts

IN THE MEDIA: Search for school board leaders presents opportunity in face of racism discussions, say experts

As several Ontario school boards search for new directors of education, some experts say the situation presents an opportunity to kick start a much-needed reform of the education system. "It's a very interesting time," said Carl James, Faculty of Education Professor and Jean Augustine Chair in Education, Community and Diaspora