CBC: 2 Peel Region school boards reschedule PA day because of solar eclipse

A ‘missed opportunity,’ say some parents

PDSB parent Tom Ellard said the decision “demonstrates illogical decisions justified by nonsensical harm reduction ideas.”

“The sky will be the same sky for children at home or at school. Too bad that this solar eclipse is to be feared and not made into a fascinating science lecture on how to view our amazing sun and its impact on our small planet.

“Don’t read books from before 2008,” he said referencing a book weeding process implemented last spring. “And most of all, don’t look up!”

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