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Newfoundland and Labrador

As a result of the Premiers Task Force on Improving Educational Outcomes, there are a number of changes coming for the start of the school year this September.  There have been 40 Pilot school identified for this coming year which will have for the first time Teaching Assistants along with the Student Assistants supporting students in the classroom  As well, there will be a number of new positions including Literacy teachers and additional Instructional Resource teachers in these Pilot schools to support the delivery of programs for the students.  This is one of 82 recommendations that are a part of this initiative.  It bodes well for improving Education in the province.