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funding formula bad for schools

funding formula bad for schools

Economist Hugh Mackenzie and campaigner Annie Kidder lay out the Tory & Liberal legacy on TVO. »

Special Ed EAs rock!

Special Ed EAs rock!

 a special sort of educator. I’ve been teaching for over 20 years, and even now, I marvel at the work educational assistants do.  These are people who exercise patience as though it’s part of their lifeblood. The kids they deal with on a regular basis are sometimes not the easiest cases, when you’re talking about a “regular” classroom; there might be behavior issues a... »

school shortage in TO

school shortage in TO

 Leslieville just one of several Toronto neighbourhoods with a shortage of schools   The TDSB has posted signs in certain districts to warn home buyers they may not be able to find space for their children in the area By SALMAAN FAROOQUI        The Canadian Press TORONTO—Serina Manek has been living in Leslieville for seven years and has watched it go from a rough-around-the-edges area in Toronto’... »

The Defunding of Public Education

In a comprehensive report on Ontario’s education funding for ETFO this month economist Hugh Mackenzie has produced a revealing and very readable testament to the critical importance of the Campaign for Public Education founded in Toronto in 2002.                         “September 22, 2017 marks the 20th anniversary of the introduction of Bill 160, euphemistically entitled the Educatio... »

Public Ed Facts

For the latest Canadian  education research and policy news. TOPICS  Assessment (2)  Curriculum (1)  EdTech & Design (2)  Engagement (2)  Equity (2)  Indigenous Learning (1)  Promising Practices (5)  Research (2)  School Community (6)  Teaching (8)  Well-being (3) APPLY AUTHORS Select an authorSelectAaron AkuneAaron AkuneAdam de PencierAdam de PencierAdam William John DaviesAdam William John D... »

School Closures put Communities at Risk

In Ontario, over 2,000 schools have been permanently shuttered since 1990. Right now, 600 schools are under review for potential closure; 500 of these schools are located in rural communities and small towns. This is an important and high-profile issue for small towns and rural communities that are already stressed by the local impacts of a changing economic structure, an aging society, and concer... »

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