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TDSB board ends 11 hour marathon

TDSB board ends 11 hour marathon

TDSB passed a $2.9 billion budget, with amendment for more funding for the Model Schools for Inner City program. Trustee Kaplan requests Councillor Augemeri to speak to all Trustees on sale of Timothy Eaton. Board says, “no thanks”. TDSBStdnTrustee Jenny and Zane  #TDSB Vending contract – students and parents will be included in the discussion around vending machine contents... »

pre summer tdsb meetings

pre summer tdsb meetings

NOTE: TheFinal budget 2011-12 approval by Board Wed, June 22* 1pm REGULAR BOARD MEETING,  Boardroom  –Public Session 4-6, 7 -11pm   ———————————————————————————————– Monday June 20, 2011 4:30pm CHIL... »

trustees to balance needs or budget??

trustees to balance needs or budget??

Canada’s largest school board, with a budget consistently larger than that of the Government of Saskatchewan, may be approving cuts to its operations during 2011 – 2012 fiscal year, in order to comply with the Harris-era regulations forcing school board’s to balance their budgets despite rising costs, aging and neglected infrastructure and the actual learning needs of students an... »

Staff moves expeditiously: TDSB This Week

Staff moves expeditiously: TDSB This Week

  In less than 48 hours after a volatile  April 13th board of trustee’s meeting, Toronto District School Board staff had positioned a committee of the board to expedite the Director’s much-debated “Schools of Choice” agenda. In this exclusive commentary to CPE one longtime delegate to our monthly CPE assembly of organizations, Katie McGovern, reports: My TDSB package a... »

Triangle school watches closely as city debates

Triangle school watches closely as city debates

  The Triangle Alternative School of the TDSB provides critical support to sexual minority students across the City. Each year the board, teachers federations, CUPE education workers participate in Toronto’s 10 day Pride Festival in affirmation of  thousands o Toronto’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and queer-identified students.  In this release, author and former Board equality ... »

Schools to be “reviewed” in Rexdale very soon

Schools to be “reviewed” in Rexdale very soon

A “PARC” for Rexdale in Etobicoke North Parents report that Ward 2 Trustee Chris Glover pulled a motion to approve the Rexdale parents’ proposal for an expanded, elected Pupil Accommodation Review Committee from the TDSB agenda at lthe April 13th Board meeting. According to reports by parents, Trustee Glover had agreed to put the Rexdale parents’ motion forward at the April... »

TDSB moving to US-style choice?

TDSB moving to US-style choice?

ref:  Board Services Agenda Record Program and School Services Committee March 30, 2011 Agenda Item 8. FEASIBILITY STUDY FOR ELEMENTARY PROGRAMS OF CHOICE TO  Programs and School Services Committee  30 March 2011 RECOMMENDATION  IT IS RECOMMENDED: 1. That Programs of Choice be approved to open September 2011 in the following schools: A. Boys? Leadership Academy (Grades 4-8) ? Calico Public School,... »

“Province driving school closures”

“Province driving school closures”

Get ready, “school closings are coming to a neighbourhood near you”, said Janet Bojti, a respected adult learning instructor, neighbourhood organizer and member of CPE’s Save Our School’s committee, in an interview on CKLN 88.1 FM’s “Word of Mouth” last night.  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-p_WbQrL44g&feature=player_embedded Some of the city’s most d... »

No big screen advertising at school

No big screen advertising at school

globaltoronto.com 10.03.11 TORONTO – Toronto school trustees voted Wednesday night against a proposal to extend the use of video screens in high schools, a plan that would have included advertising on the monitors. The screens have been in place, without ads, in four downtown schools in a pilot test for the past year. They have been running student generated videos and messages of general in... »

TDSB board meets Wed 7pm

TDSB board meets Wed 7pm

TDSB  Regular Meeting March 9, 2011    Open to public from 7pm   5050 Yonge St. TTC North York Centre subway stop Full Board Agenda at     http://www.tdsb.on.ca/boardroom/bd_agenda/AgendaMeeting2.asp?siteid=88&menuid=391&enablenav=true&id=10849 Note Agenda Item 11.6 Priorities and Planning Committee Report No. 20, February 28, 2011   The Committee decided to report and recommend as fol... »

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