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Parents, educators push for outdoor learning

Parents, educators push for outdoor learning

With many school plans failing to promise smaller class sizes and epidemiologists noting less infection risk outdoors, an ardent movement of teachers, parents and sympathetic principals are urgently pursuing ambitious outdoor learning plans they hope can be incorporated into the curriculum.

Parents, educators push for outdoor learning

How to get kids to practise mask hygiene

How to get kids to practise mask hygiene

Provinces have different guidelines when it comes to students wearing face masks.

How to get kids to practise mask hygiene

Working families enlist grandparents to help with the kids

Working families enlist grandparents to help with the kids

Gone, for now, are the days when retirees Bill and Mary Hill could do whatever they please.

Working families enlist grandparents to help with the kids

COVID-19 changes school shopping and budgets

COVID-19 changes school shopping and budgets

Vonny Sweetland has yet to decide if he will be sending his 12-year-old sister Josephine back to class in September, but just in case he does, he's been stocking up on supplies for months.

COVID-19 changes school shopping and budgets

Teens struggle to balance school, family, work amid COVID-19

Teens struggle to balance school, family, work amid COVID-19

With her baby brother in her arms, Kara Apuzzo tried to follow along in an online class as he squirmed or slept. Other times, the 18-year-old rushed to get ready for work at a front-line job at Target as her virtual high school lessons were still wrapping up.

Teens struggle to balance school, family, work amid COVID-19

COVID waivers hard to enforce: legal experts

COVID waivers hard to enforce: legal experts

Some private schools afraid they'd be blamed if a student gets COVID-19 are considering waivers to absolve them, but experts say that wouldn't stop a parent from suing or a school from racking up legal bills.

COVID waivers hard to enforce: legal experts

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