Equity and Safety Demand

Letter to all TDSB trustees Save the PoolsEquity and Safety Demand ItHealth and Fitness Requires It Drowning is the second leading cause of injury-related death among children under age fifteen [...]

Bus muzak ‘creeps out’ kids

The Daily News (Nanaimo) Thu 27 Mar 2008 Source: Canwest News Service U.S. school bus lines are replacing the noisy banter of children on the morning ride to school with BusRadio – a new [...]

Rebuild Tax System

Province's economy looks better in the rearview mirror than through the windshieldToronto Star Mar 24, 2008  Hugh Mackenzie Is the party really over?   When Ontario Minister of [...]

Student Literacy Boost

Toronto Star Mar 24, 2008  Louise Brown  Education Reporter They're in Grade 1 and 2, but they sound like literacy professors. "Hey. You dropped your rubric!" calls one [...]

EAs support special needs

 LETTER TO THE EDITORTheStar Mar 07, 2008 Re:Jobs of classroom helpers at risk  March 5 As an elementary teacher with the Toronto District School Board and a parent of children with [...]

ESL boost

Board votes to boost number of ESL teachers The Globe & Mail  JILL MAHONEY March 7, 2008 Instead of cutting its budget through staff reductions, the Toronto District School Board opted [...]

EAs stay

Education assistants to stay in classroom Board votes for no further cuts to ranksToronto Star Mar 07, 2008 Kristin Rushowy They work one-on-one with struggling students, assist teachers in the [...]

School reading clinics phased out

Mar 06, 2008 the Toronto Star Kristin Rushowy  Education Reporter Toronto trustees voted to end a cherished program that provides intensive help to 250 struggling readers each year. The vote [...]

Globe on EA cuts

The Globe and Mail  March 5, 2008Board to consider move to cut educational assistants JILL MAHONEY  Print Edition – Section Front The Toronto District School Board will consider a [...]

Toronto Star on EAs

Toronto Star March 5 2008  Kristin RushowyCutting 230 assistants would save board $10M; Toronto reading program could also be dropped The Toronto public school board will tonight discuss [...]