Local member of the Council to Improve Classroom Conditions says new attendance rules will help support students and families

Posted at 6:21 am on April 24, 2017 | Filed Under: News

New attendance rules to address high absentee rates and reduce student tardiness are in the works for Nova Scotia’s public schools. The group has created a tiered system that helps students who skip or miss classes.
Sean Barker is a member of the Council to Improve Classroom Conditions, and teaches in Antigonish. He says this new policy will be beneficial for students who can’t make it to classes:
Barker says the council will be releasing a large report at the end of next week that will show the results from the last few rounds of meetings held.