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Friday, April 12 • 11:35am - 12:35pm
Raising Awareness on Academic Streaming, High School Course Selection and How to Support Student Success

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Academic streaming is the practice, starting in grade 9 in Ontario, of separating students into academic and non-academic courses. This practice disproportionately impacts students from low income and racialized families. This workshop will review recent research on streaming and support students, parents, and community allies to better understanding these inequities and how they can challenge the current system.

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Sharma Queiser

Researcher and Policy Analyst, Social Planning Toronto
With a BSW and MSW, Sharma is passionate about translating research into action for systemic change. Her work at SPT currently focuses on equity in education, community use of public spaces, access to recreation services, and child and youth development.
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Zamani Ra

Zamani Ra currently serves as the Volunteer Coordinator for the Parent Council at Westmount Jr School. Her professional career spans a collection of experiences, which involves: capacity building environmental awareness, organizational establishment, developing and supporting community-based... Read More →


Friday April 12, 2019 11:35am - 12:35pm
OCAD - Room 3

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