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  1. Many teachers hope to continue ‘ungrading’ students – scrapping exams for alternative methods that proved useful during the pandemic
  2. Health Canada approved a bivalent COVID-19 vaccine that targets the Omicron variant, yesterday. Here’s what you need to know
  3. Members of Ontario’s outgoing science table say they would have advised against the decision to scrap COVID-19 isolation requirements, had they been consulted

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