On Monday, the Calgary Catholic School District (CSSD) announced that they would no longer proceed with the proposed late-entry pilot project. 

"Our Board of Trustees and administration thank you for sharing your feedback in the CCSD 2024-2025 Late Entry Pilot ThoughtExchange. We have overwhelmingly heard from our parents/guardians and staff, and we are listening," a short statement was posted on their website.

Previously, CSSD announced that they would be moving forward with a pilot project in which students in all its schools would start their days later. 

"Students would start school between 11 a.m. and 12 p.m. [though] times will vary depending on bell and transportation schedules, so that teachers may engage in meaningful PG [professional growth] activities on the designated morning. School staff would be expected to be at work engaging in PG."

The shift in schedules is meant to address increased demands and stresses that they are seeing, as well as a greater number of teachers leaving the profession.

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