11 New Parenting Centres for Toronto

Boards to add 34 parenting help centres May 02, 2008 Toronto Star  Kristin Rushowy School boards across Ontario will open 34 new parenting and family literacy centres this fall – [...]

Inner city schools working

Model Schools ramp up Inner city program results 'very encouraging' for kids, teachers and communityBRYN WEESE, Toronto SUN  Wed, April 30, 2008 The results are in, and by all [...]

Provincial cash for a new pool

St. Catharines Standard – Ontario, CA   20/04/2008    http://www.stcatharinesstandard.ca Quite often, this space is used to critique government and/or its [...]

Outdated funding put schools at risk

Thursday April 24, 2008   CityNews.ca   Hundreds of schools across the province are at risk of closure thanks to declining enrolment and an outdated provincial funding system, a [...]

Atwood on pools

Rich kids swim, poor kids sinkShe learned to swim in Lake Superior at age 6, but not all kids can go to the cottage or summer camp. Margaret Atwood dives into the school pool debate, declaring [...]

Pool money should be public: Crombie

Ex-mayor cites importance of school swim programs in Depression-era T.O.Toronto Star April 19, 2008  Louise Brown If they mattered enough to be built in the middle of the Great Depression, [...]

Funding formula refresher course

KELLY GRANT  Globe & Mail April 19, 2008 In 1998, Mike Harris's Conservative government took taxing power away from local school boards and established a new education-funding [...]