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Dealing with religious exemptions proves difficult for Toronto schools

September 9, 2016

Toronto Star | September 9, 2016

The case of a Toronto father who pulled his three young children out of music class because it was against his faith has sparked a public debate, and education experts don’t agree on how school boards should deal with such cases. Lauren Bialystok, an assistant professor in ethics and education at the University of Toronto, believes the school board did the right thing by refusing to exempt the children from music class. Read more.