Education

Longfields students making the grade in math

SEE VIDEO http://www.ottawasun.com/2014/09/26/longfields-students-making-the-grade-in-math Superheroes and blockbuster movie posters line the walls of Mike Czudner’s Barrhaven classroom. It’s part of his formula for subtracting stress — mathematics may easily trigger that in a teenager. “If it’s something that they can relate to, and it has math in it and it’s fun, it brings down those anxiety […]

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Sidewalk to be built near Orléans school by October says builder

A new east-end elementary school has opened with much fanfare, but no sidewalk, and furious parents want immediate action. “It’s a hazard and it’s a serious concern,” said resident Jason Broadbent. The French Catholic school Notre-Dame-des-Champs at 6280 Renaud Rd., near Navan Rd. in Orleans, welcomed 195 students with an official ribbon-cutting ceremony. “The school […]

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Balance budget but don’t cut university funding in Ottawa: Survey

Balancing the provincial budget is a top priority for Eastern Ontarians but not at the cost of compromising quality university education, a new study finds. More than two-thirds of residents oppose cuts, according to the poll released Tuesday by the Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations. The study “clearly shows that the Ottawa region is […]

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