This sad week at the School Board

The shocking news about Trustee Atkinson reached CPE Saturday evening.  On Sunday the Globe and Mail reported that “Irene Atkinson, a blunt advocate for educational causes, was feted at a [...]

Save our Community

  Chatsworth Drive is lined with lawn signs as are streets throughout the John Wanless Public School area. Check out the soswanless.com website  This community is up and ready to take on [...]

$27m in staff cuts on the table tonight

Those not in the house (5050 Yonge St) might like to follow the recast motion via live streaming;  just click here:  tdsb.on.ca Now 3 hours from where they started at 7:30pm, the school board [...]

No end to deep freeze @TDSB

Update on Capital Funding – TDSB’s New Policy on Land Severance  -Trustee Howard Kaplan Ward 5 The Provincial Government’s decision to freeze capital funding for TDSB put the Board in [...]

Weigh in on governance debate here:

Errol Young, photographer, former school trustee, community activist and online education commentator  He represents community interests in the ongoing battles to keep public education public at [...]

Globe disses TDSB

The TDSB is “dysfunctional” and in the midst of a “governance crisis”.  So says Canada’s generally centre-right but influential Globe & Mail.  The paper calls [...]

“sour” trustees?

It has been a thoroughly rotten week for the Toronto District School Board. Its much-admired education director, Chris Spence, has been caught plagiarizing. Its fiscal management is under [...]

TDSB officials denounce Broten

  10:45pm Jan. 04 2013,  The same day Ontario Education Minister Laurel Broten was preaching restraint as she imposed a tough new deal on teachers, she quietly renewed a contract with a [...]

Bolton & Chen re-elected

News from Monday's Board Organizational Meeting. Chris Bolton, Trustee for Ward 10, was acclaimed by Trustees as the Chair of the Toronto District School Board during the annual Organizational [...]