On June 29, Premier Doug Ford appointed two Parliamentary Assistants to the Minister of Education.
MPP Patrice Barnes of Ajax and MPP Matthew Rae of Perth-Wellington were sworn in at Queen's Park.
"We share a deep commitment to improving public education with an emphasis on getting students back on track in normal classrooms," said Minister Stephen Lecce. "I am excited to work with Parliamentary Assistants Patrice Barnes and Matthew Rae to ensure every student succeeds. Together, we will ensure kids catch up, benefit from positive mental health, and learn the life skills that lead to good-paying jobs."