Free breakfasts

Chicago's school board on [January 26th] adopted a sweeping new program to offer free breakfasts in the classrooms of Chicago Public Schools' 410,000 students, for kids from low-income families

At risk schools

More accurate measure of hurdles students face ignores where they live and if they are immigrants Mar 17, 2009 Toronto Star LOUISE BROWN    The map of poverty across Toronto schools no longer [...]

Scarborough Parent Conference

Working Together for our Children’s Success April 25, 2009 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Scarborough Civic Centre TDSB building, 140 Borough Drive, Scarborough (at McCowan and Ellesmere) TTC [...]

Board will cut

Education assistants and teacher-librarians bear brunt of city public schools deficit strategy Mar 12, 2009 Toronto Star LOUISE BROWN – In a bid to shrink a looming $23 million deficit, the [...]

Board slashes 186 classroom jobs

The Toronto District School Board has agreed to cut 36 teacher-librarian and 150 education assistant positions in its bid to tackle a mammoth $23-million deficit next year.  The board’s [...]

school reviews: updated

TDSB has been studying the future of  schools in every area of the city.  As a result a number of neighbourhood schools will be either rebuilt, refurbished, amalgamated or closed.    For news on [...]

Schools no safer, Falconer says

Toronto board’s inaction due to lack of funding from province, he argues, year after scathing report January 10, 2009 IAIN MARLOW    Toronto schools are no safer one year after the release [...]

Elementary teachers eye strike vote

Ontario’s largest teachers’ union says the province’s public elementary school teachers could be on strike by the end of March. Union spokesperson David Clegg is threatening a [...]

Split class upheaval

An Open Letter to the Minister of EducationDear Minister Wynne:On behalf of St. Agnes Catholic School with the Toronto Catholic District School Board, we wish to express our concern about [...]

Class Size Reduction is a Fool’s Game

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE It’s almost two months into the school year; children have adjusted to their classroom, their teacher and the other students. They don’t have one split grade in the entire [...]