Public school board pegs first-semester COVID costs at $8 million, asks province for more money

The Waterloo Region District School Board says safely reopening schools is expected to cost nearly $8 million dollars for the first three months of the school year alone.


Board chair Jayne Herring is asking Education Minister Stephen Lecce for an urgent funding boost, to avoid running a deficit or making cuts to other areas of the budget.


Masks, cleaning, retrofitting will be costly but necessary, says board chair.


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