OPSBA in the Media – December 2021

2021 12/16 | Connects Page, OPSBA in the Media

Ontario pushes back start of school to Jan. 5, cuts COVID isolation period to five days, limits PCR testing
The Toronto Star – Dec. 30, 2021
Ontarians who are vaccinated but develop COVID-19 symptoms will now isolate for five days instead of 10 — one of a slew of changes to pandemic measures the provincial government is implementing before the start of the new year.

Some Ontario school boards proactively prepare in case of switch to remote learning
Global News Radio, 640 Toronto – Dec. 16, 2021
Alan Carter speaks with Cathy Abraham, president of the Ontario Public School Boards’ Association, about the potential of having to pivot to online learning following the winter break.
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Students told to bring belongings home in case of switch to online learning
The Toronto Star – Dec. 15, 2021
Some Ontario school boards are advising parents to prepare for a pivot to remote learning in January — just in case —and to ensure their children take home personal belongings and any necessary learning resources before the winter break.