Results for - Canadian province ends school year early

2,818 voters participated in this survey

The Education Minister for Nova Scotia has declared that the school year will end roughly three weeks early in order to alleviate stress on parents. https://atlantic.ctvnews.ca/parents-need-a-break-from-at-home-learning-nova-scotia-education-minister-1.4939787

1. Do you have currently have family members attending elementary or secondary school as students?

Yes
26%
719 votes
No
74%
2,081 votes

2. If you answered "Yes" to question 1, have you found distance learning to be stressful in your home?

Yes - Completely
8%
232 votes
Yes - Occasionally
10%
272 votes
No
9%
253 votes
Not Applicable
73%
2,043 votes

3. If you answered "Yes" to question 1, would you prefer your district end the school year early?

Yes
13%
354 votes
No
8%
218 votes
Undecided
5%
144 votes
Not Applicable
74%
2,084 votes

4. If you answered "No" to question 1, do you think the school year should be ended early?

Yes
24%
662 votes
No
12%
335 votes
Undecided
12%
346 votes
Not Applicable
52%
1,457 votes

5. Parents in a number of areas have indicated significant problems or concerns with distance education. Which of these have you seen prior to this survey? https://www.huffingtonpost.ca/entry/internet-connection-online-school-coronavirus_ca_5ebeb9f1c5b6e5d22c6c071a

Rural students with unreliable internet access or none at all.
26%
739 votes
Families with limited technology at home.
28%
795 votes
Massively increased bills for internet.
10%
289 votes
Parents unable to provide assistance for students having difficulties.
25%
691 votes
Parents working from home and needing the technology / bandwidth / time.
18%
511 votes
Home life not conducive to establishing a learning environment.
20%
554 votes
Teachers unable to grade submitted work due to an inability to prove it was the student that completed it independently.
14%
379 votes
Other (Please add in the comments)
1%
28 votes
Not Applicable
55%
1,553 votes
06/02/2020 Education 2818 32 Anonymous

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