February 13, 2019 9:44 am

Concerns over changes to Ontario education to be discussed at London town hall

The Ford government has made several announcements about changes to education in Ontario since coming into power in June

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Londoners looking to voice their concerns about recent changes to education by the Ford government will have an opportunity to do just that Wednesday.

Peggy Sattler, MPP for London West, is holding a town hall on education to explore class sizes, support for students with special needs and funding for school maintenance and repairs.

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A potential cut to full-day kindergarten will also be discussed.

There will be a panel moderated by Sattler, and will include Jane Hanbuch, former Thames Valley District School Board (TVDSB) elementary principal, and Celine Bourbonnais-MacDonald, Fanshawe College professor of early childhood leadership and a former superintendent with the TVDSB.

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All are welcome to attend the town hall, which goes from 7-9 p.m. at Westmount Public School, 1011 Viscount Rd.

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