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TO Centre Voters for Public Education

Debate on Education with all Candidates Provincial Election Oct 2007 Wednesday, October 3rd      7:00pm Jarvis Collegiate Institute  495 Jarvis at Wellesley (TTC:  Parliament or Sherbourne bus) Information for parents, adult learners and all voters Are recent funding improvements enough to solve the problems of our publicly funded education system?  Is expan... »

School Safety Struggle

CASH STRAPPED SCHOOLS STRUGGLE  to Root out Sources of Violence Sep 03, 2007 Toronto Star Kristin Rushowy  EDUCATION REPORTER One week before Jordan Manners was killed at C.W. Jefferys, a student at an east-end Toronto high school was severely beaten by as many as 50 students as 200 others watched. No guns were fired, the victim – though badly injured – didn't die and the... »

closings impact kid’s safety

NOW  News Feature On the wrong page If youth crime is so feared, why isn’t closing libraries a safety issue? By MIKE SMITH I couldn't help wondering during this current round of cutbacks what would happen if the idea of a publically funded collective repository of books, a "public library" if you will, were floated for the first time today. If a flotilla of copyright lawye... »

funding review

Hampton  vows education funding review Aug 29, 2007 04:30 AM Michael Oliveira Canadian Press Ontario's education funding formula needs to be immediately reviewed, and government spending should be scrutinized every year to ensure schools have their needs met, New Democrat Leader Howard Hampton said yesterday. The Liberal government has said it will wait until 2010 before launching a revie... »

Board questions funding

School board has questions about fundingNorth Bay Nugget (ON)   15 Aug 2007     Jennifer Hamilton-McCharles The chairman of the Near North District School Board spent Tuesday with budget officials and staff crunching numbers and discussing a $2.1-million funding boost the board wasn't anticipating. The area's four school boards will share $3.5 million of a $182-million provi... »

doesn’t go far enough

New funding for public and separate schools Chatham Daily News (ON)   15 Aug 2007    BOB BOUGHNER The Lambton Kent and St. Clair Catholic District School Boards will receive close to $3 million in new funding from the provincial government. It's part of close to $10 million in additional money announced Monday for school boards in Chatham-Kent and Essex County. "It's ve... »

political favour?

Schools get $182M boost The Toronto Sun   15 Aug 2007  BY ANTONELLA ARTUSO, QUEEN'S PARK BUREAU CHIEF A surprise $182-million boost to education spending for the coming school year announced by Premier Dalton McGuinty will pay for more vice-principals, teachers and other pressing school needs. McGuinty said his government is prepared to spend a total of $309 million more over the nex... »

too little to late

Teachers applaud education cash but say there must be moreHamilton Spectator  Wed 15 Aug 2007    Sharon Boase  The Hamilton Spectator Union leaders welcome the province's move to pour an additional $309 million into Ontario's classrooms but say that it's too little, too late. "This has to go across the whole province, to secondary and separate schools,&quo... »

School Boards Funded

August 14, 2007                                                          released to public at 11:11am MCGUINTY GOVERNMENT ST... »

Be wary of proposed vote system, group says

Organization warns that change to election method would give party backroomers too much power Rob Ferguson Queen's Park Bureau The proposed change to the way MPPs are elected in Ontario would give "unprecedented power" to backroom strategists who control political parties, says a new group urging voters to keep the current system in place. Voters should be wary when they vote in the ... »

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