O. Reg. 138/14: EXTENDED DAY AND THIRD PARTY PROGRAMS

Link to law: http://www.ontario.ca/laws/regulation/r14138
Published: 2014-06-26

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ontario regulation 138/14

made under the

Education Act

Made: April 9, 2014
Filed: June 26, 2014
Published on e-Laws: June 26, 2014
Printed in The Ontario Gazette: July 12, 2014


Amending O. Reg. 221/11

(EXTENDED DAY AND THIRD PARTY PROGRAMS)

1. Subsection 1 (1) of Ontario Regulation 221/11 is amended by adding the following definition:

“French immersion” means classes or courses for English-speaking pupils in which French is the language of instruction for an average of 150 or more minutes per school day. (“programme d’immersion en français”)

2. Subsection 2.1 (1) of the Regulation is revoked and the following substituted:

(1) Every board shall, in every elementary school of the board in which instruction is given in grade 1, operate an extended day program or ensure the operation of a third party program under subsection 259 (1) of the Act.

3. Section 3 of the Regulation is amended by adding the following subsection:

(3) Despite section 2.1, a board is not required to operate an extended day program or ensure the operation of a third party program in the following circumstances:

1. A board is not required to operate an extended day program for pupils in junior kindergarten in a school or ensure the operation of a third party program for such pupils in the school if, pursuant to a policy of the board approved on or before June 26, 2014, the school offers only French immersion, starting in kindergarten or later.

2. A board is not required to operate an extended day program for pupils in kindergarten in a school or ensure the operation of a third party program for such pupils in the school if, pursuant to a policy of the board approved on or before June 26, 2014, the school offers only French immersion, starting in grade 1 or later.

3. A board is not required to operate an extended day program or ensure the operation of a third party program in a school in a school year if the school is identified in a policy or guideline issued by the Minister pursuant to paragraph 3.0.0.1 of subsection 8 (1) of the Act, and published on a Government of Ontario website, as a school that is not required to operate full day junior kindergarten or kindergarten for the school year, due to facility or other operational barriers to the board’s ability to operate full day junior kindergarten or kindergarten in that school in that school year.

4. The Toronto District School Board is not required to operate an extended day program or ensure the operation of a third party program in Thorncliffe Park Public School.

5. The Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board is not required to operate an extended day program or ensure the operation of a third party program in Harry J. Clarke Public School.

O. Reg. 343/11

4. Section 2 of Ontario Regulation 343/11, which would amend section 2.1 of the Regulation, is revoked.

Commencement

5. This Regulation comes into force on the later of September 1, 2014 and the day it is filed.

 

 

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