Toronto School Board ends trips to the U.S. for its 246,000 students

The “Trump slump” has struck again.

The Toronto District School Board, the largest school board in Canada and one of the largest in North America, won’t approve new school trips to the U.S. in the 2017-2018 school year because of risks that certain students will be turned away by U.S. Customs officials. “We strongly believe that our students should not be placed into these situations of potentially being turned away at the border,” the board’s director of education John Malloy said in a statement Thursday. “It is my hope that our students, staff and parents will understand and support this difficult decision.

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