Friday, October 2, 2009

The Spectre Of School Closures At Pearson Board

The Lester B. Pearson board could transform some schools into adult-ed centres
or close some facilities outright.

From CTV:

A lack of new English students at the Lester B. Pearson school board is fuelling parents' fears that schools will be closed.

The Pearson board lost 700 students this past year and it's forecasting losses of 700 more students in each of the next two years.

Seven of the board's 40 elementary schools are more than half empty and senior director Steve Balleine says the problem is worse in eastern regions.

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My Comment: If I had kids, I would be sending them to a private school.

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