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tdsb cuts: the deets

tdsb cuts: the deets

Senior staff at the TDSB have recommended that the school trustees approve the staffing levels of school-based staff for 2012-2013.  Do you agree?  Call your trustee today.  Witness the board meeting Wednesday March 28th where you can hold your trustee’s “feet to the fire”. From reliable sources, CPE has obtained the altered staff allocations suggested for the fall. Read on, spea... »

Trustee strikes out at staff cuts

Trustee strikes out at staff cuts

.[Trustee Kaplan with Ward 5 Summit Heights school kids] Dear Parents and Educators in York Centre, On Tuesday, March 20, Trustees of the Toronto District School Board met together with senior TDSB staff to receive recommendations for school staff allocations for the 2012-13 school year. The backdrop to this meeting is the TDSB’s anticipated $85 million shortfall for the 2012-13 year, which ... »

@TDSB sharpens it’s knives

@TDSB sharpens it’s knives

A presentation of the surprise staffing model for TDSB was tabled March 21st at the TDSB’s Human Resources and Professional Learning Committee. By the time proposals leaked out, it was too late for front loine workers or even the parents (whose children will be affected by this loss of service) to attend, the meeting is open to the public. Instructors, teachers and community specialists are ... »

gutting supports: 1st for the most vulnerable

gutting supports: 1st for the most vulnerable

Toronto March 20, 2012:   [Monday] night, senior staff finally released “the numbers” for positions that they claim will be sufficient to staff the Toronto District School Board for the 2012-2013 school year. ”We believe that these cuts will negatively impact student achievement, special education and safety if implemented”, said CUPE 4400 President John Weatherup. Most severely hit are two Unit C... »

..News release _ Monday, February 20th TORONTO  February 20, 2012  –   Seasoned community activist and leading by-election candidate for school trustee in Ward 17, Mary Hynes, plans to spend Family Day nearby her school talking to fellow parents. “Our schools are the custodians of our kids.  With all this economic turmoil, surely now is the time to protect them!,” said Hynes from her home in... »

drop flyers; ensure new trustees!

drop flyers; ensure new trustees!

Join Mary Hynes in Ward 17    &   Sam Sotiropoulos Ward 20  today!. Contact the candidates for details about morning, after school and weekend literature drops. Our future is now in the hands of Don Valley-East and Scarborough-Agincourt voters. Profile:  Mary T. Hynes – Trustee for Ward 17″ “Our children deserve a school, a community and a city that values them, their familie... »

Hynes stands up to Ford; now stands for by- election

Hynes stands up to Ford; now stands for by- election

left:  Don Valley East candidate in Feb 27th by-election. below Toronto Councillor Giorgio Mammoliti is out to get ‘repeat deputers’ like Mary T. Hynes  Councillor Giorgio Mammoliti signals how Mayor Rob Ford would like council to vote on a motion.  Mary T. Hynes, Councillor Giorgio Mammoliti has his sights on you. You are on his list of “repeat deputers.” That rhymes with “repeat polluters,”... »

k-12 to a life of debt is craziness

k-12 to a life of debt is craziness

Across Canada, public education activists will join students as they take to the streets on February 1, to call for a high-quality post-secondary education system that is equitable and free of financial barriers. CPE affiliated groups were alerted to the realities of today’s job realities by this week’s articles in the Toronto Star. Click here for details on an event near you.  Buses a... »

What happened @ TDSB this week

What happened @ TDSB this week

 All board meetings are public meetings and the  dates, agendas and minutes are posted  (&  live streamed) at tdsb.on.ca /boardroom   »

Feb 27 vote

Feb 27 vote

With a February 27th by-election campaign in its sights a city-wide assembly of public education groups reports that it is “overwhelmed” to see that a total of 30 candidates have registered to run for the position of school trustee in the two adjacent public school board wards of Scarborough-Agincourt  and Don Valley East. Campaign for Public Education spokesperson, Stephen Seaborn from the Maywor... »

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