Dismal record of education funding

The looming Ontario election means that, once again, education will be a key topic of debate. The new issue of Our Schools/Our Selves focuses on a number of key issues that education workers, [...]

Horwath’s promise

According to her official facebook page release Andrea Horwath stopped short of calling for a province-wide “standard of good repair” or the elimination of a $15.9 billion backlog in Ontario’s [...]

Schools in disrepair: why?

The parent campaign, Fix Our Schools, has a series of answers: “We are adrift in a sea of schools that are in appalling shape. The majority of Ontario schools simply cannot be considered [...]

Report: “gross underfunding”

As far back as 2002, a $5.6 billion repair backlog existed in Ontario’s publicly funded schools. Today, there is $15.9 billion of disrepair in the buildings where 2 million Ontario children spend [...]