The break will now happen the week of April 12.
Remaining school districts will restart either Feb. 8 or Feb. 16, depending on location.
Students in COVID-19 hot spots like Waterloo Region, Windsor and the GTA, are still learning remotely.
They're asking the Ontario government to prioritize opening schools.
Other regions will continue to teach students online.
There’s “no doubt” online learning is a challenge for students who have autism.
Options for help are even fewer than in the first wave.
“The kids are kind of victims in that situation right now."
He said children with special needs can continue to attend school in-person this week and child-care centres will remain open.
The financial boost was initially offered only to the parents of elementary and middle schoolers.