While schools were unwilling to report specific figures, many admitted that large numbers of pupils were missing on June 1, with parents alleging that one Windsor, Ontario school had a 75 percent absence rate.
A Christian teenager has shared her story about feeling unsafe in the pro-LGBT Toronto school system ahead of tomorrow's national walkout protest against gay 'Pride Month' celebrations in the Canadian education system.
'We're growing up in a culture war that the [Conservative Party of Canada] will only fight behind closed doors. I will not be swayed by voting traditions. When my time comes, I will vote with conviction.'
'Honour students' lived experiences, opinions, and perspectives (be mindful that one point of view is not valued over another),' the school's instructions read. 'Know your learners, be aware of the identities within your classroom and how this may impact students' reactions to these events.'