Deadline to enroll in Grade 1 French immersion extended

The deadline to register for Grade 1 French immersion has been extended by the Anglophone North School District.

The deadline has been pushed until March Break, which runs March 5th until the 9th.

Superintendent Mark Donovan says New Brunswick is experience a shortage of French immersion teacher and that the move is meant to make sure there are enough of them in the classroom.

Department of Education and Early Childhood Development's Kelly Cormier meanwhile, says measures are being taken to address the shortage.

(with files from the Northern Light)