Parents get board’s go-ahead to supervise extracurricular activities

By Rachelle Diprose

There’s not that big of a difference between basketball teams and drama clubs after all, Ottawa’s education officials have determined.

Ottawa-Carleton’s District School Board told parents Oct. 15 that volunteers will be allowed to supervise all extracurricular activities, including sports teams, in the place of teachers. The move was a reversal of a decision made earlier this month that kept volunteers from supervising sports. read more

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