The great feat of public schools is being open to everyone; they offer unique opportunities to learn from those unlike us. That gets lost if school populations are desegregated by program.
Parents are the primary parents of their children, not their teachers. Mostly parents should parent, which is hard enough. For learning purposes, kids need people at a distance.
When Nova Scotia teachers turned down the province's contract offer, they said it wasn't about the money but about the worsening conditions in which they have to do their jobs.
The Liberal proposal would see up to a $150 refundable tax benefit on $1,000 of purchased materials, such as posters, art supplies, hygiene items and books.