Schools grossly underfunded

“The Ministry of Education needs $1.4 billion per year to maintain schools in a state of good repair. However, actual annual funding in the last five years has ranged from $150 million to [...]

Quan’s departure

 Ontario coaxed TDSB director Donna Quan into new job, sources say.   The Ontario government created a senior advisory role within its bureaucracy for the Toronto District School Board’s [...]

Jan 25th byelection

The Toronto District School Board (TDSB) has requested the City to conduct a by-election to fill the vacancy in the office of Trustee Ward 21 Scarborough – Rouge River (City Wards 41 and [...]

Question MPs on fixing our schools

Ask your newly elected MP this question “Given that curling rinks and hockey arenas receive federal infrastructure money, how much will the government be prepared to invest in repairing and [...]

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Trustees didn’t tamper with records,

TDSB trustees, board staff had a lot of questions over a Star freedom-of-information request, but did not tamper with documents, Ontario privacy commissioner says. Maria Mavroyannis, the [...]

Be among 1st to sign on…

We invite your organization to sign on to:  A CHARTER FOR EDUCATION IN ONTARIO Preamble:  To ensure a healthy democracy, we as a society, need an educated electorate.  A quality public education [...]

Trustees on the move…

School boards shouldn’t be mere political stepping stone   If we paid trustees well, treated them with respect and gave them the autonomy they require, they might not be so quick to seek ‘higher’ [...]

Public board chair takes leave

The chair of Canada’s largest school board has resigned and also taken a leave of absence as trustee as he focuses on his run for MP in the fall federal election. Shaun Chen is running for the [...]