Type of Intervention: Specific Action
Sectors Involved: Education
Intervention Categories: Social and physical distancing measures; Adapting or closing schools
Level of Jurisdiction: Prince Edward Island
Lead People/Agency: Premier Dennis King
Overview: The Province of Prince Edward Island outlined plans for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year.
While home-based learning will continue to be the main learning model, school-based learning will resume for some individuals, including students who currently receive individualized educational supports. Beginning May 11, several designated schools will open to some students who currently receive individualized supports from educational assistants and youth service workers.
Full details here: https://www.princeedwardisland.ca/en/news/province-announces-next-steps-education
Type of Justification: No justification given
Evidence/Justification: “Thank you to of PEI’s anglers and fishers who remained patient and vigilant in our efforts to protect Islanders from COVID-19 as it spread across the country and the world. Islanders have a deep connection to the outdoors. It is because of our concerted effort that the province is in the position it is to ease public health measures carefully.”
– Environment, Water and Climate Change Minister Natalie Jameson