On Friday it was announced that the Ontario government was cutting $25 million in specialized education funding. These cuts hurt because they signal the erosion of student voices playing a role in Ontario. We urge the government to reconsider this decision. We also ask the public for support by reaching out to elected officials and financial support as well look to fill the gap created.

One part of this cut was a multipronged initiative called SpeakUp. SpeakUp project grants empower students to take action and lead projects that make a difference in their school. …

Janelle Hinds

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