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School-based management

School-based management

  Quebec Minister plans to cut English school budgets’ As alarming as the size of the cuts is the move towards “school-based” management of purchasing and, more ominously, labour relations. Minister plans to cut English school budgets; Quebec boards say there’s no ‘fat to cut’ By: Kevin Dougherty English school boards in Quebec feel like they have had the &... »

Education protests grip Chilean capital

Education protests grip Chilean capital

Students in Chile have erected burning barricades in at least 10 locations throughout Santiago, as part of a protest to demand free higher education. Tuesday’s demonstration in the South American nation’s capital is the latest phase in a student movement that began in May… Calling for massive protest marches in the business district of Santiago, the students rejected further talk... »

School closures update

School closures update

  A Save our Schools Commentary As a city with continued anticipated growth over this decade Toronto will need all its existing elementary and secondary schools by the end of the decade. The school closings slowed in 2010.  School trustees at the public board openly stated that Accommodation Review Committee activity had been deliberately stalled until after the Oct. 6th provincial election. In 20... »

EXPLORING SCHOOLS AS COMMUNITY HUBS

EXPLORING SCHOOLS AS COMMUNITY HUBS

Investigating application of the community hub model in context of the closure of Athabasca School, Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada and other small schools Executive Summary The purpose of this report is to research the concept and model of community hubs, specifically schools that have become community hubs, and to investigate the hub model as an alternative to the closure of Athabasca School, a nei... »

school enrolment rising in TO

school enrolment rising in TO

    After a dramatic drop of more than 20,000 students over the past decade, Toronto public school board enrolment is picking up and expected grow by almost 40,000 by 2035. If the enrolment projections prove accurate, by that time the board will technically have enough students to fill all of its current elementary schools. “I think there’s a sense now of finally, we’ve hit the bottom and that cur... »

school board meetings @tdsb

school board meetings @tdsb

October .26 (Wednesday) 4 p.m Operations and Facilities Management Committee 6 p.m. Human Resources and Professional Learning Committee November 2 (Wednesday)  5:30 p.m. Program and School Services Committee November 9 (Wednesday) 4:30 p.m  Administration, Finance and Accountability Committee November 16 (Wednesday) 4:30 p.m. (7pm public access) Regular Meeting December 1 (Thursday)   6:30pm Organ... »

public system private money

public system private money

Fees, Fundraising and Equity in Education Recently, Social Planning Toronto released a much anticipated report at the University of Toronto which points out that school fees and fundraising activities create unequal opportunities for students in schools and between schools, and make our public school system less inclusive and accessible. “With a fundraising element, the public school system become... »

EXPLORING SCHOOLS AS COMMUNITY HUBS

  EXPLORING SCHOOLS AS COMMUNITY HUBS: Investigating application of the community hub model in context of the closure of Athabasca School, Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada and other small schools Executive Summary The purpose of this report is to research the concept and model of community hubs, specifically schools that have become community hubs, and to investigate the hub model as an alternative to... »

This school year marks the 10th anniversary of CPE!

This school year marks the 10th anniversary of CPE!

  Give Students What They Need to Succed: the birth of Campaign for Public Education In October of 2001 Toronto Parents Network, the Toronto Federation of Chinese Parents and the Parent Community Network, Toronto education workers (CUPE) and teachers federations adopted the name of Campaign for Public Education in a united fight against the Harris / Eves education funding cutbacks.  The strug... »

VOTE Thursday: when & where to vote

VOTE Thursday: when & where to vote

   1. When to vote: We have 12 hours to vote on Ontario’s election day, Thursday, Ontario 6, 2011.  9am to 9pm. 2. Where to Vote:   Consult Where Do I Vote*  to find Election Day voting locations in your electoral district. *http://faq.elections.on.ca/faq/performsearch.do?type1QuestionId=1#WDIV (For help accessing information on this site call 416-326-6300 or 1-888-668-8683; email info@elect... »

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