This Information Capsule is concerned with the efficacy of ninth-grade centers or academies which isolate ninth-grade students into separate school
buildings or in wings of existing schools to remedy the high retention and dropout rates frequently observed with students in this particular age group.
Most of these ladies came to Canada in the late fifties and sixties, when the Metro Separate School
Board was expanding rapidly, and well-trained, experienced, personnel were in high demand.
While there is no guaranteed territory, most public and separate school
boards will likely stay with one operator unless they have problems with the company.
The local community is opposed to the merger and parents argue the nursery provides a unique high-class education for youngsters and should remain a separate school
. They also fear that the new primary school which would be created by the merger would offer fewer places than available in all three schools currently.
The only change to the provision will be that it will be a resourced SEN unit housed within Matthew Arnold school rather than a separate school
. The children themselves should notice no difference whatsoever.
The hero of Ontario separate school
system financial parity and completion is no stranger to long-time readers of Catholic Insight.
Defined as the environment where the student can receive an appropriate education designed to meet his or her special educational needs, while still being educated with nondisabled peers to the maximum extent appropriate, LRE differs for each student with a disability receiving special education and related services and the general classroom, with or without supplementary aids and services; a pull-out program for part of the day with the remainder of the day being spent in the general classroom or in activities with students who do not have disabilities; a special education class within the student's neighborhood school; or a separate school
specializing in a certain type of disability.
The site also links to separate school
sites, but these too lack uniformity in content and presentation, and need extensive development.
You start off with separate school
, then you end up with separate health centres, you end up with separate supermarkets," he said.