O. Reg. 80/14: CLASS SIZE

Link to law: http://www.ontario.ca/laws/regulation/r14080
Published: 2014-03-27

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ontario regulation 80/14

made under the

Education Act

Made: March 26, 2014
Filed: March 27, 2014
Published on e-Laws: March 28, 2014
Printed in The Ontario Gazette: April 12, 2014


Amending O. Reg. 132/12

(CLASS SIZE)

1. (1) The definition of “part-time” in subsection 1 (1) of Ontario Regulation 132/12 is revoked.

(2) Clause 1 (2) (a) of the Regulation is amended by striking out “full-day or part-time” and substituting “full day”.

(3) Clause 1 (2) (c) of the Regulation is amended by striking out “kindergarten and junior kindergarten” at the beginning and substituting “junior kindergarten and kindergarten”.

(4) Subsection 1 (4) of the Regulation is revoked.

2. Section 2 of the Regulation is amended by striking out “mandatory kindergarten classes” and substituting “full day junior kindergarten and kindergarten classes”.

3. Subsections 3 (2) and (3) of the Regulation are revoked and the following substituted:

(2) The average size in a school year of a board’s full day junior kindergarten and kindergarten classes

shall be determined for the school year, as of the date selected under subsection (1), as follows:

1. Determine the number of pupils enrolled in full day junior kindergarten or kindergarten classes.

2. Determine the number of full day junior kindergarten and kindergarten classes in the schools.

3. Divide the number determined under paragraph 1 by the number determined under paragraph 2.

(3) If a full day junior kindergarten or kindergarten class includes one or more pupils enrolled in full day junior kindergarten or kindergarten and one or more pupils enrolled in any other grade,

(a) for the purposes of paragraph 1 of subsection (2), only the pupils in the class who are enrolled in full day junior kindergarten or kindergarten shall be counted; and

(b) for the purposes of paragraph 2 of subsection (2), the class shall be counted as the number obtained by dividing the number of pupils in the class who are enrolled in full day junior kindergarten or kindergarten by the total number of pupils in the class.   

(4) For greater certainty, the purpose of the determination of the average size of a board’s full day junior kindergarten and kindergarten classes under subsection (2) is to ensure that the requirement set out in section 2 is met.

4. Section 4 of the Regulation is amended by striking out “is a mandatory kindergarten class that”.

5. Subsection 9 (2) of the Regulation is revoked and the following substituted:

(2) For greater certainty, subsection (1) does not apply to classes that consist only of pupils enrolled in full day junior kindergarten or kindergarten.

Commencement

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

 

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