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Strike by Peel secondary teachers, secondary schools closed to students as of May 4, 2015, if agreement not reached by 12:01 a.m. on Monday

The Ontario Secondary School Teachers' Federation (OSSTF) has notified us that their members—secondary teachers and secondary occasional teachers—will be on strike effective May 4, 2015, if an agreement is not reached by 12:01 a.m. on May 4. Our concern is the safety of our students and we want you to clearly understand the status of our schools during any strike action.​

If a strike occurs, the Peel District School Board has no choice but to close all its secondary schools (grades 9 to 12) since it cannot ensure the safety of students during a secondary teachers' strike. Please do not send your teen to school during the strike.

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Secondary teachers' negotiations update

​​​The Peel District School Board is currently negotiating with the Ontario Secondary School Teachers' Federation (OSSTF). The board is committed to negotiating throughout the weekend. We will share the outcome of that negotiation when it becomes available. To stay up-to-date, subscribe to receive "Critical updates" at www.peelschools.org/aboutus/subscribe​​. You will receive an email as soon as we have an update​​ to ​share.​

 
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Updated Frequently Asked Questions related to OSSTF strike action are available

​​Our updated Frequently Asked Questions resource related to OSSTF strike action has been posted to http://www.peelschools.org/aboutus/labour​. We will continue to update and share the FAQ as new information becomes available. ​​

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Letter to families about updated health & physical education curriculum

​The Ministry of Education recently released its revised Health & Physical Education (HPE) curriculum, which all Ontario schools are required to implement beginning in September 2015. We want to ensure all Peel families have the information they need to help them understand the changes and learn how the curriculum will be taught in the classroom.

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Parent resources help you support your child’s learning

In October 2014, the Peel District School Board sought input from families to help guide the development of resources that help parents and caregivers support their children's learning. The result is a new Help Your Child online resource centre on the Peel board's website with the topics families said were important to them. ​​

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