Full-day kindergarten comes into play
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Caroline Alphonso, Dakshana Bascaramurty and Dawn Walton: Globe and Mail, Tuesday, Jun. 16, 2009: Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty’s self-proclaimed role as the education premier will be tested as he embarks on an integrated full-day kindergarten and childcare program with the province facing a mounting deficit and opposition from the country’s largest teachers’ union. Sweeping change that would put Ontario’s four- and five-year-olds under the same roof all day is the most ambitious in the country and follows aborted attempts by other provinces to introduce such changes. [Continue reading this article here. ]