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school board meetings @tdsb

school board meetings @tdsb

October .26 (Wednesday) 4 p.m Operations and Facilities Management Committee 6 p.m. Human Resources and Professional Learning Committee November 2 (Wednesday)  5:30 p.m. Program and School Services Committee November 9 (Wednesday) 4:30 p.m  Administration, Finance and Accountability Committee November 16 (Wednesday) 4:30 p.m. (7pm public access) Regular Meeting December 1 (Thursday)   6:30pm Organ... »

question each candidate on education

question each candidate on education

Education Day, Sept 20, is our chance to get to know our candidates in advance of October 6th Ontario’s election day.                                      On Tuesday Sept 20th local candidates from all provincial parties will be questioned on the issues affecting public education.” In each riding across Ontario, Trustees of public school boards, including TDSB, will host open forums at their local... »

educators caution tdsb about 9/11

educators caution tdsb about 9/11

A  Toronto group, Educators for Peace and Justice, are circulating a petition to the TDSB this week in advance of 9/11 commemorative ceremonies in publicly funded school boards          “As the tenth anniversary of the September 11, 2001 attacks approaches, we the undersigned – teachers, educators, parents, and concerned members of the public – urge the Toronto District School Board to consi... »

School schedules 2010-11

School schedules 2010-11

photo-credit   With summer slipping away like Toronto’s Sugar beach  sand thru our fingers… here are the schedules for this 2010-2011 school year:  TORONTO DISTRICT SCHOOL BOARD  (see below for TCDSB)  September 1   Professional Activity Day September 2   Start of school year September 6   Labour Day October 11   Thanksgiving Day November 19   Elementary P/D Day December 18   End of sc... »

Aug-Sept: TDSB’s meetings

Aug-Sept: TDSB’s meetings

Check for updates HERE before you attend the meeting. Meetings are sometimes cancelled or held at short notice  Below is the amended list as of  late August.  All meetings are PUBLIC and at 5050 Yonge St     ttc: North York Centre  August-September Cycle August 24 (Wednesday) Human Resources and Professional Learning Committee 6 p.m. August 30 (Tuesday) Administration, Finance and Accountability C... »

What’s up at TDSB board?

What’s up at TDSB board?

Another board meeting took place August 17th.    This has been a busy summer for trustees.  Check  HERE for upcoming meetings of the Toronto District School Board. For minutes click here TDSB’s summer BOARD MEETINGs  have no minutes posted as of August 18th.  Other summer meetings were held on:   June 27, 2011  -to handle “fall staffing matters” July 6th with the following agenda... »

special ed needs $15.4m

special ed needs $15.4m

        Funding essential to Cover the Full Cost of Special Education Programs and Services On June 22, 2011 The TDSB Board decided: Whereas, the Board is facing a funding shortfall of $15.4 million for Special Education programs and services; and Whereas, funding for Special Education has declined while the number of students with Individual Education Plans and Identification ... »

School board blowback: school serving immigrants axed

Breaking news: This just in… Media advisory GOODERHAM & WORTS NEIGHBOURHOOD ASSOCIATION  101 – 39 Parliament Street,  Toronto M5A 4R1 School board blowback over closure of school serving immigrant community   Toronto June 27 2011 –  The proposed closure of a school in the Regent Park community has nearby ratepayers wondering why they’ve been shut out of school board consultati... »

board insists public meeting Mon 27th despite shut out!

board insists public meeting Mon 27th despite shut out!

A final community consultation on the closure of a Regent Park school will go ahead as planned.  The meeting, called for Monday, June 27th (7pm at Winchester PS), has been in dispute since it was announced to an email list late last week. Appeals for it’s postponement due to inadequate community notification were sent to the school board officials early Wednesday morning but  by late Friday ... »

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... »

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