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Teachers: May 2014 Archives

Teacher cutbacks concern parents in Montague

Posted by Bill van Asperen

TeacherCutsIM.jpgSome parents in Montague have done their homework and say the province's latest teacher cuts are hitting their schools a lot harder than in other parts of PEI.

Shauna Mellish has a daughter in Grade Two at Montague Consolidated. She says of the 32 teaching positions being cut across the Island -- 10 per cent are coming from her school. She says it's just as unfair across the entire Montague family of schools... which are taking a THIRD of the provincial cuts.

We also hear from the Superintendent of the English school board, Cynthia Fleet.

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