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 [...]

class size to grow in Ontario?

..East Alternative School of TO Kevin Van Paassen:globe & Mail For Ontario’s self-styled “education premier,” damning criticism of one of his signature changes to the province’s schools is [...]

Beware school boards bearing gifts

.. A round of nine public “pupil accommodation” meetings, held in rapid succession this fall announced the arrival of 10 Elementary Alternative Learning Opportunity (EALO) schools. [...]

new faces on education dossier

. The dust has long since settled in the Ontario election. …On the positive side, the Tories were not elected so the worst possible scenario was avoided. We will not likely be dragged down [...]

Act now to save community pools

Toronto is looking at eliminating programming at 12 school-based community centres: Bloordale, Brown, Earl Beatty, Fairmount Park/Bowmore, Hillcrest, James S. Bell, John English, John G. [...]

Vancouver city & trustee elections

The good news from Vancouver’s Nov. 19 civic election was very good. But the news for Canada’s oldest progressive municipal reform party was very, very bad. On the positive side, over [...]

candidate meetings.

In advance of two school trustee by-elections Feb 27, 2012* Campaign for Public Education will be meeting with interested candidates December  7th & 14th.   Registered candidates should [...]