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drop flyers; ensure new trustees!

drop flyers; ensure new trustees!

Join Mary Hynes in Ward 17    &   Sam Sotiropoulos Ward 20  today!. Contact the candidates for details about morning, after school and weekend literature drops. Our future is now in the hands of Don Valley-East and Scarborough-Agincourt voters. Profile:  Mary T. Hynes – Trustee for Ward 17″ “Our children deserve a school, a community and a city that values them, their familie... »

Hynes stands up to Ford; now stands for by- election

Hynes stands up to Ford; now stands for by- election

left:  Don Valley East candidate in Feb 27th by-election. below Toronto Councillor Giorgio Mammoliti is out to get ‘repeat deputers’ like Mary T. Hynes  Councillor Giorgio Mammoliti signals how Mayor Rob Ford would like council to vote on a motion.  Mary T. Hynes, Councillor Giorgio Mammoliti has his sights on you. You are on his list of “repeat deputers.” That rhymes with “repeat polluters,”... »

What happened @ TDSB this week

What happened @ TDSB this week

 All board meetings are public meetings and the  dates, agendas and minutes are posted  (&  live streamed) at tdsb.on.ca /boardroom   »

Feb 27 vote

Feb 27 vote

With a February 27th by-election campaign in its sights a city-wide assembly of public education groups reports that it is “overwhelmed” to see that a total of 30 candidates have registered to run for the position of school trustee in the two adjacent public school board wards of Scarborough-Agincourt  and Don Valley East. Campaign for Public Education spokesperson, Stephen Seaborn from the Maywor... »

Disconnected board initiatives change nothing

Disconnected board initiatives change nothing

…   Dudley Paul reports  that when it comes to Toronto’s most marginalized students TDSB tends to put forward many disconnected initiatives without changing anything. “Committee Reports are often not fascinating reading. Yet, the Draft Report of the Achievement Gap Task Force [Toronto District School Board] came out with an unexpected zinger when it spoke about so-called “racialized gr... »

candidate meetings.

candidate meetings.

In advance of two school trustee by-elections Feb 27, 2012* Campaign for Public Education will be meeting with interested candidates December  7th & 14th.   Registered candidates should contact: news (at) campaignforpubliceducation.ca to secure a time-slot during these 2 days. * TDSB wards 17 (Don Valley East) & 20 (Scarborough-Agincourt). »

“This is the price of democracy!” -trustees

“This is the price of democracy!” -trustees

Canada’s largest school board has made it’s decision on how to replace two school trustees.   Both Michael Coteau (Don Valley East) and Soo Wong (Scarborough Agincourt) were last month elected to Queen’s Park.  After much an extended debate on upholding democracy, the heavy cost and possible budget locations trustees, in a vote of 13 to 7,  resolved on November 16th to ask the city to hold b... »

Regent Park – Duke of York PS to be sold

Regent Park – Duke of York PS to be sold

The Regent Park staff recommendation  to close Regent Park/Duke of York PS  was passed without discussion by the TDSB board of trustees Wednesday, Nov 16th. Despite deputations from the Regent Park community and much effort to keep this school open the property has been placed on the surplus list and sent to the Toronto Lands Corporation* for disposal. *The Toronto Lands Corporation was “cre... »

TDSB live stream

TDSB live stream

  http://tdsbstreamvip.tdsb.on.ca/LiveDMZ2 Playing live during board meeting and archived thereafter. »

school population rise but schools close

school population rise but schools close

At a final public meeting in Ward 14 the TDSB’s staff response to the Pupil Accommodation Review Committee’s recommendations was made known.  Regent Park/Duke of York Jr. P.S. is to be closed and made surplus.  It will go to a Planning and Priorities Committee meeting on Nov. 9th.   Then on to the Board for final approval on Nov. 16th. The school sits on a very valuable 3.5 acre piece ... »

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