Statement from Gary Burrill on An Act Respecting a Teachers’ Professional Agreement and Classroom Improvements
February 14, 2017
For immediate release.
HALIFAX – NDP Leader Gary Burrill made the following statement about the release of the An Act Respecting a Teachers’ Professional Agreement and Classroom Improvements:
“Karen Casey’s explanation of the Liberal government’s decision to force a contract on teachers shows just how far into the world of alternative facts this government has gone. A more accurate title of this Act would be the Slap in the Face Act. It is a slap in the face to students and parents who recognize our classrooms are in crisis. It is a slap in the face to the teachers who have been crying out for help for the last 15 months and now are having a contract rammed down their throats by the McNeil Liberals.
Improving classroom conditions requires a government committed to finding a way to make significant investments in our children’s future. It’s something the NDP knows we can do and Stephen McNeil has shown he can’t.”
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