Daycare workers worry new system will affect special needs children

CBC News Thunder Bay

The Thunder Bay Social Services Administration Board manages one of the eighteen regions of the province facing child care funding cuts by 2016-2017.

"Thunder Bay daycare workers are speaking out against centralized management of the resource teachers who work with special needs children. Right now, many daycare centres get funding for their resource teachers and manage them directly, providing continuity that fosters close relationships between child, teacher and family.

It's unclear how the new model, called the consultative collaborative method, would work."

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