wave of protests

32 layoffs at school pools recommended23 pool closings a step closer as board committee backs cutting instructors despite wave of protestsApril 11, 2008  Louise Brown  TORONTO STAR The [...]

Diving In To Save Pools

Toronto Parents Diving In To Save School PoolsThursday April 10, 2008     CityNews.ca Toronto parents and activists aren't about to take a dive when it comes to saving the [...]

Here we go again!!!

Here we go again!!!  Yet another attempt to shut down our School Swimming Pools.  This time, the TDSB had issued a statement on their intent on swimming pool closures [...]

rally for pools Thursday

media release Toronto Thursday, April 10, 2008 – “Toronto communities should not have to choose between swimming pools or ESL teachers” says Stephen Seaborn of the Campaign for [...]

Stop this Lunacy!

A letter to the province, city & school board from Oakwood Collegiate Parent CouncilApril 7, 2008       Re:  Toronto Schools Close Pools Shame, shame and [...]

Hopping angry re pool cuts

Toronto Star Monday April 7, 2008  Letters to the Editor I am hopping angry about the mere thought of closing Toronto's school pools. I am the parent of a student at Riverdale Collegiate [...]

Save School Pools!!!

To all of you who hold the future of our school pool programs in your hands: I am writing once again on this subject that doesn't go away. As an educator and a parent who grew up in Toronto [...]

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 [...]