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Bill 64 Town Hall raises many questions and concerns about the Pallister government's approach to education reform

On March  31, I  held a Town  Hall meeting over zoom to get input from people about Bill 64 - the  Pallister government's bill which will abolish school boards and make many other changes to Manitoba's Kindergarten to Grade 12 education system.   

There was much discussion about the positive contributions of school boards and their ability to  provide local input and to achieve innovative local improvements to education.  There was also  discussion of the  need to better help students who are struggling and the fact that a number of  school boards are finding effective solutions.  Overall there was much opposition to Bill  64  and its abolishing school boards. You  can  see  a video of the town hall at this link  https://youtu.be/KjdobDgZUF4

 

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