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QUEEN’S PARK — MPP Schreiner and MPP Clancy released the following statement in response to new survey data released by OSSTF/FEESO showing that an overwhelming majority of members have seen a rise in incidents of violence in Ontario schools.

“Anyone who has spent time in our classrooms knows that we are in a crisis situation.

Imagine going to work every day worried that you’ll be hit, kicked or threatened. Or having to take time off due to a concussion, mental health concern or other injury sustained at work. There has been an alarming rise in violence in our classrooms, and we must take action now.

Education workers deserve to feel safe in their workplace. Kids deserve to learn in a safe, stable environment that supports their healthy development.

We echo OSSTF/FEESO’s call for an emergency plan to address the alarming rise of violence in our schools that is harming education workers and kids alike.”

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