The widespread cuts to education by the PC government will mean millions of dollars will be lost to the Trillium Lakelands District School Board. However, Director of Education, Larry Hope, says a highly regarded construction program at LCVI can’t solely be blamed on the PC government.
Among other cuts, the board is facing:
- a $423,000 shortfall for Early Childhood Educators (ECEs).
- a $526,000 drop in board funding because of new classroom caps for Grades 4-8.
- a $3.8 million shortfall as secondary class sizes balloon from 22 to 28 students as a cap