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Hall report on TDSB governance

Hall report on TDSB governance

The Toronto District School Board should be placed under provincial supervision and then broken up if it can’t improve serious cultural problems after a year, former mayor Barbara Hall recommended in an advisory report. The board, Canada’s largest, can’t help itself without “external support,” Ms. Hall wrote in her report to the province, which was released Friday. The TDSB, a product of the amalg... »

Schools grossly underfunded

Schools grossly underfunded

“The Ministry of Education needs $1.4 billion per year to maintain schools in a state of good repair. However, actual annual funding in the last five years has ranged from $150 million to $500 million.” – 2015 Auditor-General Report Take action, send a letter to your MPP. Fix our Schools! »

Quan’s departure

Quan’s departure

 Ontario coaxed TDSB director Donna Quan into new job, sources say.   The Ontario government created a senior advisory role within its bureaucracy for the Toronto District School Board’s top-ranking staffer as part of a plan to address a leadership problem at the institution, sources say. Officials in the Ministry of Education have come under mounting pressure this year to deal with the dysfunctio... »

Jan 25th byelection

Jan 25th byelection

The Toronto District School Board (TDSB) has requested the City to conduct a by-election to fill the vacancy in the office of Trustee Ward 21 Scarborough – Rouge River (City Wards 41 and 42). The office was vacated by Shaun Chen when he was elected to the House of Commons on October 19, 2015. A by-election will be conducted on January 25, 2016 to fill the office. Click here to access the 201... »

Question MPs on fixing our schools

Question MPs on fixing our schools

Ask your newly elected MP this question “Given that curling rinks and hockey arenas receive federal infrastructure money, how much will the government be prepared to invest in repairing and rebuilding Canadian public schools, a critical element of our country’s social infrastructure?”  Of course, if you have the opportunity to speak with your MP in person, let them know you view ... »

A Tale of 4 Schools

A Tale of 4 Schools

Watch this 8-minute documentary highlighting the disparity between public and private schools along Mount Pleasant Rd. While Jarvis CI kids play basketball without nets, Branksome Hall has two salt water pools, a yoga studio, and a a brand new 68,000 sq foot athletic facility... »

order your lawnsign !

order your lawnsign !

 Do you live in the 416 area of Toronto? Just contact news (at) campaignforpubliceducation.ca and we will deliver a CPE lawnsign right to your home. »

Trustees didn’t tamper with records,

Trustees didn’t tamper with records,

TDSB trustees, board staff had a lot of questions over a Star freedom-of-information request, but did not tamper with documents, Ontario privacy commissioner says. Maria Mavroyannis, the TDSB’s former coordinator for freedom-of-information requests, had complained about trustee and staff interference over the release of an expense audit. By: Kristin Rushowy Education Reporter, Published thes... »

Be among 1st to sign on…

Be among 1st to sign on…

We invite your organization to sign on to:  A CHARTER FOR EDUCATION IN ONTARIO Preamble:  To ensure a healthy democracy, we as a society, need an educated electorate.  A quality public education is the right of every Ontarian.  To ensure that all residents of Ontario receive a quality public education that meets their individual needs and serve them well in later life, the following are essential:... »

Trustees on the move…

Trustees on the move…

School boards shouldn’t be mere political stepping stone   If we paid trustees well, treated them with respect and gave them the autonomy they require, they might not be so quick to seek ‘higher’ office. By: Sachin Maharaj Freelance Opinion writer, Published on Thu Aug 06 2015 TheStar Kim Campbell, Mike Harris, Kathleen Wynne, and Olivia Chow. What do all of these politicians have in common? They ... »

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