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Current education system is failing our children

Re: School boards welcome provincial review of closures, process, by Dave Waddell, April 15.

I read with interest that the school boards in Windsor welcome the Ministry of Education’s planned review of the school closure process. 148 more words


No School Tomorrow - Friday, Apr. 18

Trusting you will thoroughly celebrate the true gift of The Cross with your family over Easter weekend.   He is risen!


Vancouver School Board considering giving students another week off in November

Students in Vancouver could have an entire week off in November this fall, if the school board adopts the proposal.

The Vancouver School Board is considering closing schools for three additional days in the same week as Remembrance Day. 411 more words


How will this state of the art plan benefit children?

I am writing this letter in response to the final recommendation of Paul Picard with regard to Riverside consolidation and school closures.

After reviewing the ARC and listening to parental input, my family is in a state of shock that the director would arrive at the conclusions that he has put forth. 251 more words


Connaught community left feeling bulldozed

“In our community and school community, there is a general consensus that we would like the Board to pursue repairs to keep Connaught School open until at least June 2015, or longer,” Cathedral Area parent Kate Smart told the board of education on March 25. 215 more words

School Closures

Major Problems Abound in Detroit as 200 Schools Close and 87% of Students Know Someone Who Has Been Shot

Detroit is a city of many problems, and unfortunately the students there seem to be most affected. The Associated Press is reporting that since the year 2002, Detroit Public Schools enrollment has declined from more than 160,000 to now just around 50,000.