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Virtual school is almost out for summer. So how well did distance learning work in the GTA?

A third of GTA school boards have rough numbers on how many students they’ve reached at home

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/virtual-school-is-almost-out-for-summer-so-how-well-did-distance-learning-work-in-the-gta-1.5612726

“CBC News reached out to the GTA’s dozen school boards to find out how many students each is reaching at home.

Eight of the boards haven’t collected numbers from their schools. The remaining four school boards provide either a percentage of students reached or actual numbers.

  • York Region District School Board said it reached 99.4 per cent of its 129,090 students.
  • Conseil scolaire Viamonde said it reached roughly 95 per cent of its 13,000 students.
  • Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board said the average proportion of its students reached per teacher is roughly 70 per cent.

The York Catholic District School Board was the only GTA board that provided CBC News with specific numbers of both elementary and secondary students reached through its online learning platforms.”