With the school year right around the corner, the Minister of education made an announcement to help out.
The government has set up a 2 million dollar fund to coordinate recruitment and provide incentives for new teachers, including a national and international effort to attract qualified educational professionals to rural areas.
The government is also making sure students are getting the support they need in classrooms this year.
According to the government, the education system hasn’t been right for over 16 years, they mentioned students were in oversized classrooms without the learning support they need.
Education minister Rob Fleming says “I believe in the power of public education to build a better future for our kids and our province. Let’s work together to give our children the quality education they deserve.”