Posts Filed Under: TDSB
A roundup of storm-related weirdness.
No one can expect Spence alone to own the unfulfilled promise of the socially-constructed group of people we call black.
TDSB chair Chris Bolton announces Spence's resignation in the wake of growing plagiarism controversy.
Toronto's top education official swiped passages from newspapers and blogs.
Welcome to Wednesday Newsstand; side effects may include nausea, depression, headaches, hair loss, and erectile dysfunction. In the news: Rob Ford is in football trouble again, Toronto man gives money to bullied bus monitor, some religious parents don't like their kids learning facts, and Gardiner holds onto its concrete.
TDSB students display their art in the rotunda of City Hall as part of National Aboriginal Day celebrations
The Toronto District School Board beat their budget shortfall, but it won't be pretty. Let the finger-pointing begin.
Crack open the sugared cereal, 'cause it's Friday, baby. In the news: the Globe and Mail will soon charge for online content; the Mounties and CSIS just want to be liked; southern Etobicoke residents want more attention for the western waterfront; and for all its glitz, Casa Loma is in serious need of cash.
Wednesday: the beginning of the end. So sit tight. But also: Woodbine racetrack vies for the casino; some neighbours of Harbourfront threaten to ruin the fun for everybody; the City will keep some TDSB pools afloat for now; and U of T law students attempting to chill out causes stress for some.
Residents in in Don Valley East and Scarborough-Agincourt have until 8 p.m. to cast their ballots for new school board trustees.
Nominated for: inspirational advocacy in the face of institutional prejudice.
This week, a rare moment of political cohesion as all parties agree that anti-bullying legislation is necessary and important. Residents of Ontario should be proud.
"If 50 years from now we still have black-centric schools, we will have failed abysmally, but for a period of time I’m willing to listen to people saying, ‘We need your help.’"
Trustee Chris Glover says he wants to ask the Queen to make two appointments to the TDSB board. He's not (entirely) serious.