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Ontario math scores are something of a puzzle. Despite the infusion of millions of dollars by the Ministry of Education and an added emphasis on math education by school boards across the province, the scores continue to slip. Other jurisdictions do better, with Singapore consistently outranking most. The Agenda welcomes Susan Douglas, chief executive officer of the Eden Academy, a group of schools for students with learning disabilities, to discuss what Singapore is doing right, and what Ontario can learn from it.
Ontario's Education Equity Plan; Making Kids More Resilient
Cobalt was once a booming town built on the silver mining industry. Just as the silver ran out, the town was ravaged by a fire in 1977. Now, Cobalt is poised for a renaissance thanks to its namesake, cobalt.
When the summer beach season ended, Port Dover became a sleepy little town. That changed in 1981 when a small group of motorcyclists came together on Friday the 13th. Now, over 100,000 bikers gather in this lakeside community every Friday the 13th.
Nicole Moore discusses her book, "Shark Assault: An Amazing Story of Survival." Then, Hamilton-Niagara Hub journalist Justin Chandler recounts the way Niagara-on-the-Lake commemorates the Spanish Flu experience there.