Quebec government announces education plan details

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MONTREAL – The Quebec government has announced the details of its plan to invest $80 million annually into the school system.

In a press release, Education Minister François Blais said the money will be used to offer additional services for younger children.

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Part of the plan aims to increase resources to help preschool and elementary students who have trouble reading and writing.

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Blais also wants to set up special programs to help high school students with math, science and French and create more resources to help sway older students from dropping out.

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The release stated Blais hopes to hire 600 more teachers across the province.

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