Education issues set to simmer through the summer

“This is not a district that can afford two substantial severance packages, in as many years. This is money that could be used to provide additional assistance to our students with special needs, increasing teacher librarian time, or reducing our class sizes” – The closing points to a recent letter to the editor of the Daily News, from Joanna Larsen of the PRDTU, setting the tone for the current state of relations between teachers and administration at School District 52

Students may be taking a break by the end of this week with little thought of the classroom until September, but for a number of levels of education on the North coast, the upcoming summer could be a very interesting and hot one on the educational labour front…

(from  the blog a town called podunk, click on the link below to see the entire article … rough.html )