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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 ... »

Public board chair takes leave

Public board chair takes leave

The chair of Canada’s largest school board has resigned and also taken a leave of absence as trustee as he focuses on his run for MP in the fall federal election. Shaun Chen is running for the Liberals in the new riding of Scarborough North. It’s expected the board will call a meeting this week to vote on a replacement for Chen, who has been a trustee for nine years and chair for one. The only can... »

Awaiting TDSB governance report

Awaiting TDSB governance report

The Provincial ‘community consultation’ about how to deal with the Toronto District School Board included a meeting of Barbara Hall with the Campaign for Public Education in late June.  We are looking forward to seeing what recommendations make it to print and which Hall proposals are published and implemented by the Wynne government. Since turn out for the consultation meetings in the... »

TDSB public meetings

August 26 (Wed) Regular Meeting 7pm September 16 (Wed) Operations and Facilities Management Committee 4:30 p.m. September 16 (Wed) Human Resources and Professional Learning Committee 5 p.m. October 7 (Wed) Program and School Services Committee 5 p.m. October 21 (Wed) Finance and Accountability Committee 5 p.m. October 21 (Wed) Planning and Priorities Committee 7 p.m. October 28 (Wed) Regular Meeti... »

Ontario’s future?

Ontario’s future?

Apparently, Walmart’s owners, the Waltons, aren’t satisfied with owning the largest low-wage employer in the country and being the richest family in the world. They’ve also been working (and by “working” we mean “spending”) overtime to undermine the K-12 education system across the US.  Is this what Wynne’s advisors have in mind for Ontario?  Read on… A new report out today from ... »

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