Coronavirus: Ontario facing growing dilemma for schools as COVID-19 cases surge The threat of another lockdown looms as Ontario’s COVID-19 infections rise. But both parents and the province say they are not keen on shutting down schools.
The province’s Minister of Education Stephen Lecce announced that an extended holiday break is “not necessary.”
“We will continue to consider any option and take decisive action to ensure we deliver on this shared priority of keeping schools open in January and beyond,” Lecce said in a statement.
Mike Drolet explains why school closures are complicated, even if they pose a potential health risk.
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