Parents and Teachers Rally for Safer Schools

On Wednesday morning, a group of parents and teachers in Toronto’s Parkdale neighbourhood, joined together to rally for smaller class sizes amid the second wave of the pandemic.

Dozens marched along the streets of Parkdale, chanting, “What do we want? Safe schools. When do we want them? Now.”

The group says that schools have been affected by the latest round of the Toronto District School Board’s reorganization, which has resulted in collapsed classes and increased class sizes.

Andrea Mcphail, a parent, said: “Cases are rising in the city and the province, number one, has not done enough to fund this, and that’s left our board and our schools in a really tough position.”
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