Rules aimed to make schools safer
BY SCOTT CARMICHAEL
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