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Kennedy, The Hon. Gerard
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Where Ontario is going in education. A unique opportunity to do education right. A record amount of public interest. The enivronment of the knowledge economy and what that means for us. Cohesion in education. The Crossroads in education in Ontario. The choice ahead of us. The private school tax credit and its cancellation. The program "Excellence For All" and what the government means by it. Desired outcomes. A policy of respect for trustees, principals, teachers and support staff. Convening an education partnership table. Changing from conflict to cooepration. Some details of the "Excellence For All" programme. The record number of high school students at risk. Stress and strain in the kids. What is needed. What we can be doing. Some concluding remarks.