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Hundreds More Manitobans Call for an Accessible Education Standard

Jan 01, 2018

Classroom with a teacher and students

Barrier-Free Manitoba launched the first morning of the New Year's by sending an updated version of the June 30, 2017 letter to Minister Scott Fielding (the Minister responsible for the AMA) asking for the government's commitment to develop and enforce an accessible education standard.

The updated version of the letter has now been signed by 1,300 individuals and 70+ organizations that represent well over 1 in every 10 Manitobans. Copies of the letter were also sent to Premier Pallister and Education and Training Minister Ian Wishart.

Equitable access to quality education is a human right for all Manitoban students with disabilities, from child care all the way through to post-secondary.

We've made some progress in addressing this right over recent decades but we still have a long way to go. Let's get to work on it now!

We are pleased to provide links to the letter for your review (Word / PDF).

Watch for the upcoming release of the report from our research on the many barriers that remain to be addressed.


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