Rules aimed to make schools safer

The Glengarry News - - Health, Beauty, Fitness, Nutrition - News PPM 161 – Sup­port­ing Chil­dren and Stu­dents with Preva­lent Med­i­cal Con­di­tions (Ana­phy­laxis, Asthma, Di­a­betes and/or Epilepsy) in


Staff The pro­vin­cial gov­ern­ment, seek­ing to make schools safer for stu­dents with preva­lent med­i­cal con­di­tions, will re­quire school boards to pro­vide in­di­vid­ual care plans for such stu­dents by next fall.

As of the 2018/2019 aca­demic year, all On­tario school boards must have poli­cies in place to im­prove the safety of stu­dents with ana­phy­laxis, asthma, di­a­betes and epilepsy, through plans “which out­line con­tacts and pro­ce­dures tai­lored to the in­di­vid­ual needs of the stu­dent,” ac­cord­ing to a re­cent press re­lease from the Min­istry of Ed­u­ca­tion.

The new pol­icy – of­fi­cially Schools

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