Education Minister Stephen Lecce has announced a new Grade 9 math curriculum that eliminates the streaming of students into academic or applied courses. Critics had been calling for an end to a practice they said discriminated against students from marginalized communities. The new curriculum to begin in the fall will involve more real-life math applications and include lessons on financial literacy and coding. The province says it will provide $40-million dollars to train educators and some training materials are now available.
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