Student report cards impacted in Guelph as teachers’ job action continues

The work-to-rule campaigns by Ontario educators will impact report cards that are scheduled to go home to Guelph parents next month.

The Upper Grand District School Board says students in Grades 1 to 8 will not receive a Term 1 report card, while high school students will still receive a Semester 1 report card, but without comments.

Parents of children in Kindergarten will not receive progress reports known as “Communication of Learning.”

The job action by the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO) includes not writing report card comments and not inputting marks electronically, and as a result, the board will not be distributing report cards.

Upper Grand’s director of education Martha Rogers said she understands the news is disappointing for parents.

“I share that disappointment,” she said in a letter to parents.

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