Schools for 21st century

Nearly two-thirds of Ontario's students live in urban or suburban centres. These growing areas are vibrant places where many young people thrive and some fail. In February 2008, a group of [...]

Public debate & cost analysis first!

Toronto Star Editorial –  April 03, 2008Move cautiously on school board Ten years after Mike Harris's Conservative government created the Toronto public school board by [...]

Starving for Funds

Toronto Star Letters to Editor   Apr 02, 2008 Education Minister Kathleen Wynne's threat to Toronto District School Board trustees to come up with a plan to dismember the board by [...]

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 [...]