Ontario aims to boost graduation rates

The Ontario government hopes to reduce a 30% dropout rate with a (CDN)$158-million initiative this upcoming school year to hire 1,300 more high school teachers, cut class sizes and expand technical education programs. Education Minister Gerard Kennedy says legislation requiring students to stay in school until age 18, rather than age 16, will be introduced this fall.

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