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Elementary teachers in Toronto expected to join picket lines next week

By Laura Devaney
December 17th, 2012

Hundreds of thousands of Ontario students will have to stay home next week as public elementary teachers in many school boards stage one-day strikes, including a massive walkout in Toronto, the Associated Press reports. The Toronto District School Board — the largest in Canada — says elementary teachers in its public schools will be staging a one-day strike on Tuesday. Education Minister Laurel Broten calls the strikes “an incredibly disappointing development” that puts teachers, students and their families in the middle of the union’s dispute with the government…

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Laura Devaney

Laura Ascione Devaney is the Managing Editor, Content Services at eSchool Media. She is a graduate of the University of Maryland's prestigious Philip Merrill College of Journalism. When she isn't wrangling her two children, Laura enjoys running, photography, home improvement, and rooting for the Terps. Find Laura on Twitter: @eSN_Laura http://twitter.com/eSN_Laura