community rallies to save schools

In one rural Ontario community, an ice cream company has offered to scoop up a school to stop it from being shut down. Worried about the impact of the loss of the only elementary in Markdale, [...]

Stop closing schools

The calls to keep rural Ontario schools open made it to Queen’s Park on Monday. [province wide] groups, organized to represent their schools against closures, were among hundreds of people [...]

Keep Vaughan Road Academy

  Community to ask TDSB to stop plans to close Vaughan Road Academy Public will weigh in on series of school reorganizations and possible closures causing anxiety for kids and parents [...]

Vancouver suspends school closures

The Vancouver School Board is suspending the school-closure process indefinitely, after a number of staff took medical leaves, leaving the organization without the capacity to move forward. The [...]

The class divide

The TDSB has its “have” and “have not” schools. But compared with fundraising among its GTA counterparts, the Toronto board is a pauper. Its average of $118 per elementary student in [...]

Two new trustees

Alexandra Lulka and Avtar Minhas were elected in TDSB wards 5 and 1 Monday in city by-elections. Detailed polling results here.

Taxation powers could fix schools

Of all the duties that educational leaders and policy-makers have, ensuring that schools are safe is arguably the most important. But it looks like that is not happening in our city. Documents [...]