Teachers' unions file labour complaint over Ontario's school reopening plan
Premier Doug Ford's government and four major teachers' unions are headed to the province's labour board as the unions allege Ontario's school reopening plan violates its own workplace safety laws.
Mixed emotions in Boston as the next phase of the Boston Public Schools reopening plan is delayed because the city's coronavirus positivity rate has climbed higher than 4%. Mayor Marty Walsh made the announcement Wednesday. (Oct. 7) U.S. teachers' unions are pushing for safety measures as a precondition to reopen schools in the fall semesters. But some parents said teachers' unions were making unreasonable demands. Learn more. The Department of Justice, the agency that is supposed to enforce the law and ensure public safety, is preparing to defend the President in his rape accuser's defamation suit. Aired on 09/08/2020. The COVID-19 pandemic has created the largest disruption of education systems in history, affecting nearly 1.6 billion learners in more than 190 countries across the globe. Closures of schools and other learning spaces have impacted 94% of the world's student population, with up to 99% in low and lower-middle income countries.
Some schools have chosen to keep holding classes online. Others students and teachers are making a joyous return to their classrooms as a new school year begins. But the reopening is also a major safety concern: How to bring millions of children and teachers back into schools while keepin