Notes on pools meeting

These are (unofficial) notes from the Aquatics meeting with Crombie held May 15, 2008.  Themes from the meetng1. Data – inaccurate, incomplete to move forward and close pools? 2. [...]

Corporate ads on pool walls?

Crombie to ask trustees for summer pool solutions Natalie Alcoba, National Post : Friday, May 16, 2008 David Crombie says he will ask Toronto District School Board trustees to find a way to keep [...]

Postpone pool closings

Find ways to save pools: Crombie.   Former mayor urges closings be postponed until solutions explored Toronto Star  May 16, 2008  Emily Mathieu   Hold off on draining [...]

No cut to essential programs at TCDSB

Catholic trustees under fireToronto Star May 16, 2008  Kristin Rushowy Toronto's Catholic school board is mired in confusion after a decision not to cut programs or lay off teachers this [...]

Scrambling over school closures

Toronto Star May 16, 2008 Carol Goar We knew this was coming. School enrolment is one of the few areas of public policy that is reasonably predictable. Demographers told us the number of children [...]

Canadian Tire & Y pools aid

YMCA, Canadian Tire join school pools fightCommunity groups willing to aid former mayor Crombie in finding a solution before end of June deadline The Globe and Mail May 14, 2008  JAMES RUSK [...]

Restructuring Background

Our school board and this city have seen too much restructuring in the past 10 years.  Recently the province demanded that the Toronto District School Board restructure and consider [...]

Board urged to can bottles

Plastic water bottles could soon be expelled from Toronto public schools., Don Peat, Mon, May 12, 2008 Two Toronto District School Board trustees have issued similar calls [...]

Elementary school sizes – TDSB

TOO SMALL?  Elementary school sizes in Toronto District School Board: 2 SCHOOLShave 49 students or fewer 18 SCHOOLShave 50 to 99 students 72 SCHOOLShave 100 to 199 students 121 SCHOOLShave [...]