Local schools grapple with text shortage

By Connie Smart

High schools in the Ottawa-Carleton District School Board are feeling the strain of the Harris government’s cuts to Grade 11 funding, say officials and staff from the board.

“High schools in this area are being affected pretty equally by these cuts, just as they are across the province,” says Centretown trustee Joan Spice. “There is just not enough money for texts.” read more

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