Save our Community

  Chatsworth Drive is lined with lawn signs as are streets throughout the John Wanless Public School area. Check out the soswanless.com website  This community is up and ready to take on [...]

Weigh in on governance debate here:

Errol Young, photographer, former school trustee, community activist and online education commentator  He represents community interests in the ongoing battles to keep public education public at [...]

small schools best -researchers

For years, empirical studies have shown that urban centres like Toronto require small schools!  A recent review examined 57 post-1990 empirical studies of school size effects on a variety of [...]

playgrounds safe

TORONTO SCHOOL BOARD WILL NOT SELL see also: Toronto School Board right not to sell playgrounds: Salutin. The Toronto District School Board has voted down a proposal to raise money for capital [...]

In School out of Schooltime

Tuesday, December 4th, 2012  1pm – 4pm SPT’s Research & Policy Forum  What’s happening with community programming in Toronto schools?  Find out and join the discussion! Featuring Guest [...]

Ontario: far from debt crisis

In the early 1990s, CTV broadcaster Eric Malling told Canadians the sad tale of a baby hippo shot by authorities at a New Zealand zoo. Sad, but apparently necessary, Malling suggested in a [...]

..News release _ Monday, February 20th TORONTO  February 20, 2012  –   Seasoned community activist and leading by-election candidate for school trustee in Ward 17, Mary Hynes, plans to [...]