ON, KEB sign agreement to support Anishinabek student achievement and well-being

The Government of Ontario and the Kinoomaadziwin Education Body (KEB) have signed an agreement that will see ON providing $7.9M to support Anishinabek student achievement and well-being. The three-year partnership and investment will fund the implementation of the Master Education Agreement. The agreement will support Anishinabek students by improving access to culturally relevant resources and supports, supporting transitions between First Nation and provincially-funded schools, enhancing collaboration between the Anishinabek Education system and provincially-funded school boards, and supporting the advancement of Anishinabek language and culture. “Through this partnership, we are ensuring that Anishinabek students are supported with learning opportunities that will help ensure students graduate high school, pursue higher learning, and get access to good-paying jobs,” said ON Minister of Education Stephen Lecce.