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Provincial BUDGET slashing by school board

Provincial BUDGET slashing by school board

 Monday April 30, 2012  BUDGET committee   4:30 pm, Cte Rm A    Agenda: Direct Funding Versus Expenditures Comparison 2010-11 to 2012-13, Projected ................... 1 6. The Grants..............Separate Document (BC:035C) 7. Private Matter........Separate Document (BC:035B »

TDSB this year:  pre-scheduled meetings list

TDSB this year: pre-scheduled meetings list

All TDSB board and committee meetings are held at 5050 Yonge St   TTC: North York Centre.  Meetings can be scheduled or canceled with short notice. Check here before attending.  Agendas are available here.   Select Agendas, then the appropriate meeting from the pull-down menu at the top of the page.  Regular Board meetings held in the Boardroom. Committee meetings are in Committee Room A unless in... »

human rights office 2 b cut?

human rights office 2 b cut?

Last month at the Board’s April 20th Equity Policy Advisory Committee [EPAC] meeting, TDSB Superintendent, Jim Spyropoulos, is reported to have announced that the TDSB would be cutting the Human Rights Office.   This report is evidently disputed by Mr Spyropoulos.  This has been clarified with CPE by Trustee Irene Atkinson and we are happy to update earlier reports based on this clarifcation. The ... »

April showers target city’s most marginalized: 493.5 EA + 134 office positions slashed*

April showers target city’s most marginalized: 493.5 EA + 134 office positions slashed*

The question of re-considering TDSB layoffs for the 134 School Office Staff still has not taken place. The Union [representing the staffers] maintains that moving so many staff will cause serious disruption to the learning environment.  Taking out 134 full-time equivalent positions ensures damage and chaos. Make no mistake:  the restructuring that the Board has wanted (moving office staff from sec... »

TDSB cuts teachers, office staff to please province, balance budget

TDSB cuts teachers, office staff to please province, balance budget

Photo: Kevin Van Paassen, Globe & Mail The Toronto District School Board voted to eliminate 200 high-school teaching positions, 134 school office staff and 17 elementary vice-principals at a special meeting late Wednesday.   The cuts were meant to help the board cope with a projected $109-million shortfall in its nearly $2.7-billion budget. The Ontario government’s decision to protect ful... »

tdsb cuts: the deets

tdsb cuts: the deets

Senior staff at the TDSB have recommended that the school trustees approve the staffing levels of school-based staff for 2012-2013.  Do you agree?  Call your trustee today.  Witness the board meeting Wednesday March 28th where you can hold your trustee’s “feet to the fire”. From reliable sources, CPE has obtained the altered staff allocations suggested for the fall. Read on, spea... »

Trustee strikes out at staff cuts

Trustee strikes out at staff cuts

.[Trustee Kaplan with Ward 5 Summit Heights school kids] Dear Parents and Educators in York Centre, On Tuesday, March 20, Trustees of the Toronto District School Board met together with senior TDSB staff to receive recommendations for school staff allocations for the 2012-13 school year. The backdrop to this meeting is the TDSB’s anticipated $85 million shortfall for the 2012-13 year, which ... »

@TDSB sharpens it’s knives

@TDSB sharpens it’s knives

A presentation of the surprise staffing model for TDSB was tabled March 21st at the TDSB’s Human Resources and Professional Learning Committee. By the time proposals leaked out, it was too late for front loine workers or even the parents (whose children will be affected by this loss of service) to attend, the meeting is open to the public. Instructors, teachers and community specialists are ... »

gutting supports: 1st for the most vulnerable

gutting supports: 1st for the most vulnerable

Toronto March 20, 2012:   [Monday] night, senior staff finally released “the numbers” for positions that they claim will be sufficient to staff the Toronto District School Board for the 2012-2013 school year. ”We believe that these cuts will negatively impact student achievement, special education and safety if implemented”, said CUPE 4400 President John Weatherup. Most severely hit are two Unit C... »

..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 spend Family Day nearby her school talking to fellow parents. “Our schools are the custodians of our kids.  With all this economic turmoil, surely now is the time to protect them!,” said Hynes from her home in... »

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