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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday November 7th, 2018
OAPCE Toronto has started an online petition to ask that the PRO Grants continue and be released for all parents.
Ontario’s Pro Grants were designed to support parents in identifying barriers to parent engagement in their own community and to find local solutions to involve more parent in support of student achievement, human rights and equity, and well being.
Since 2006, the Ontario government has supported our 22,000 Pro Grants to schools councils and over 900 regional / provincial PRO Grants. This is a total investment of $34.7 million to help increase parent engagement at the local, regional, and provincial levels. Now the Provincial Government wants to put a PAUSE on this very important funding, impacting Parent Engagement a key part of their children’s learning and of Ontario’s success in Education.
At the end of November we will be advocating for parents as we meet with the new Minister of Education, Lisa Thompson. When we meet with her, we will present our petition in hopes that a decision can be made to release these very important funds for Parents! Please share with your parent communities and let's get our voices heard! Please sign the petition urging to keep the grants for all parents across the province.