Plan to scrap ‘racist’ streaming in Grade 9 hailed as major step for Black students in Ontario
Beginning in Grade 9, all the way through his high school career, Ethan Itwaru had a ritual of visiting the guidance counsellor once a year. His annual battle to secure the grades he needed to earn in some of his classes had him regularly questioning whether to switch to the hands-on applied stream or stay in the post-secondary-track academic stream….
The pitfalls and promise of online learning during COVID-19
Not all learning has been easy to adapt to the online environment.
More than a few surprises on the long and winding road to my Zoom graduation
With online graduation approaching, Sarah-Marie Smith reflects on her time at Carleton’s J-school.
Graduating Ontario high school students struggle to secure volunteer placements during COVID-19
COVID-19 is limiting opportunities for graduating high school students who are trying to secure volunteer placements in the local community.
National student group ‘distraught’ by gaps in support announced in federal economic statement
Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland delivers the 2020 fall economic statement as the government continues to focus on guiding Canadians through the pandemic.
COVID consequences: Ottawa’s Syrian community acutely affected by education, language barriers during pandemic
Syrian refugee community aren’t getting sufficient education or the language practice amid the COVID-19 pandemic, hindering their efforts to acclimatize to life in Ottawa.
Faces of change: Lyra Evans pushes for progressive policies as an Ottawa public school board trustee
Lyra Evans is pushing for change as a trustee for the Ottawa-Carleton Public School Board.
Post-secondary students hoping for tuition break as ‘virtual learning’ continues
Post-secondary students all across Ontario have now experienced online schooling and the question still remains, will tuition fees ever be lowered?