Suite 301, The Fleming Building, 1005 Elgin Street West, Cobourg, ON K9A 5J4
Phone: 905-373-4464 or 1-800-850-7882

Education Law

Suspensions and Expulsions
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Attendance Rights
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Exclusions
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Special Education
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Free child advocacy for families whose children face challenges to their rights in school – Law Help Ontario Education Law Project
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Education Law for Children With Disabilities
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Human Rights in Education in Ontario – Elementary and Secondary Education
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Human Rights in Education in Ontario – Post-Secondary Education
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Office of the Provincial Advocate for Children and Youth is an independent voice for Ontario's children and youth who are either "in care" or on the margins of government care. The jurisdiction of the Office also includes students of the provincial and demonstration schools.
1-800-263-2841 or 416-325-5669
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Links and Forms

Ontario Education Act
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Ontario Ministry of Education
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Ontario Ministry of Education Policies/Program Memoranda
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Ontario’s Aboriginal Education Strategy
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For Students With Autism
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OSAP
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An Immigrant Access Fund (IAF) micro loan can help you if you are struggling to pay for the costs of your Canadian licensing requirements or training. Visit the IAF website to know more about the IAF's eligibility criteria and How to Apply for a loan.
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Information for newcomers about the Ontario school system
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The Newcomer’s Guide to Elementary School in Ontario
Downloads available in different languages
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School Advocacy
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Bullying in Schools
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povnet – Find an Advocate – Ontario Children and Youth
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Local Resources

Kawartha Pineridge School Board
Phone: (705) 742-9773 or 1-877-741-4577 ext. 2249
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Peterborough Victoria Northumberland and Clarington Catholic District School Board
Tel: (705) 748-4861,Toll-free: 1.800.461.8009
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School Bus Delay and Cancellation Information
Phone: (705) 748-4861 or 1-800-461-8009 ext. 0
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Fleming College – Cobourg Campus
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SWIS (Settlement Workers in Schools) helps immigrant families and students with settlement needs.
Phone: (705) 743 0882 ext. 228 ; (705) 313 3674
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Adult Education and Training for Newcomers
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Learning, Earning And Parenting (LEAP) is an Ontario Works program geared to help young parents get their high school diploma, gain employment experience and enhance their parenting skills. Call the Intake Unit at 905-372-6846 or 1-800-354-7051, ext. 2468 for more details.
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