Manitoba to spend $2 million on after-school learning, mental health support – Winnipeg | Pro IQRA News

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Private classrooms are coming back this fall, and the Manitoba provincial government is providing $2 million to help.

Half of the money will go towards a distance learning support center that will offer after-school help for children aged one to eight.

The remaining dollars fund mental health support and other projects.

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“As Manitoba students and their teachers return to school, our government continues to make significant investments to support their mental health and academic needs,” said Education and Early Childhood Learning Minister Wayne Ewasko.

“This year, schools will introduce the full kindergarten to 12th grade curriculum and all extracurricular activities that complement the school experience. Sports, recreation, tournaments, orchestra and choir are just a few examples of what is expected for next year.”

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The state is receiving $4.5 million in federal funding for more than 300 ventilation projects, according to the release.

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Education Minister Wayne Ewasko said it would be up to school divisions to reimpose any COVID-19 restrictions.

She says masks and other resources are still available for schools upon request.

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