Regional Covid-19 Resources and On Reserve Stats by Region Below:
Black = New Cases, Green = Recovered, Red = Deaths, Blue – Hospitalized, Purple – ISC reported total –  Updated Daily

BC
0 445 152 8,576 8,728
AB
16 1,030 184 19,887 20,171
SK
16 489 125 16,084 16,231
MB
55 901 155 24,777 25,020
ON
775 345 78 19,527 19,981
QC
43 93 24 13,350 13,491
Atlantic
0 14 9 4,488 4,512
North60
52 321 55 19,121 19,327
 

New Brunswick home-schooling more than doubles during COVID-19 pandemic – CBC

2,240 applications approved this year, up from 941 pre-COVID, figures from Department of Education reveal

May 12, 2022

The number of New Brunswick children being home-schooled has more than doubled during the pandemic, with 2,240 applications approved by the Department of Education this year.

Applications to attend private school have also increased 43 per cent this year, compared to pre-COVID, with 1,385 approved.

It’s unclear how many parents removed their child from public school because of COVID-19 or the lifting of protective measures, such as masks, in March.

“There is no way for the department to know why a family would choose the option of home-schooling or private school other than for the reason indicated on the form,” said department spokesperson Flavio Nienow.

The department’s home-schooling application form includes six categories where families are asked to specify the main factor for choosing home-schooling, he said. COVID-19 isn’t one of them.

“The department is not able to speculate on whether COVID-19 influenced their decision,” Nienow said in an emailed statement.

Read more: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/new-brunswick/home-school-new-brunswick-covid-19-private-school-education-1.6450453

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