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Minister of Education on Strike Action

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Minister of Education on Strike Action

Ministry of Education

TORONTO — Today, Stephen Lecce, Minister of Education, issued the following statement in response to continued strike action by OSSTF, OECTA, and AEFO: 

"I have offered all teachers' union federations a fair and reasonable plan, which should pave the way to reaching a good deal that keeps students in class. 

The government has consistently made reasonable moves - effectively freezing class room sizes, a parental opt out for online learning, a commitment to full-day kindergarten, and one hundred per cent investment in special education.

The time for a deal is now, I urge the unions to stop this disruptive escalation and return to the table to get a deal that is fair for parents, students, and educators."

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