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Jarvis: 'Ultimately, we should be accountable'

More than half of local public schools have more student test scores failing to meet provincial standards than they had five years ago.

Thirty-two of 53 elementary schools — 60 per cent — had more test scores below the standards in 2016 than in 2012. 750 more words


Jarvis: Everyone's responsibility

Not my job.

It’s heartbreaking that Windsor closes schools in its distinctive and historic core neighbourhoods, hastening their decline, because too many leaders, ensconced in their silos, say “Not my job.” 697 more words


History embraced at School of Social Work

The University of Windsor has embraced Windsor’s history in its new School of Social Work.

University president Alan Wildeman said when they bought the former Windsor Star building on Pitt and Ferry streets in November 2012 they knew it came with a lot of history. 603 more words

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Advocacy groups don't speak for everyone

Re: Mega-hospital proponents urge people to go public with their support, Oct. 12.

The members of the Alzheimer Society of Windsor and Essex County are entitled to their own opinion but they don’t speak for me when they say our community is united and eager to do whatever it takes to make the mega-hospital happen. 45 more words


Windsor should build new hospital, not 'rethink' it

Re: Mega-hospital proponents urge people to go public with their support, by Brian Cross, Oct. 12.

In the article, Dave Cooke and David Musyj encouraged people to be vocal about their support for the mega-hospital plan. 292 more words


Mega-hospital proponents urge people to go public with their support

The co-chairs of the campaign for a new $2-billion mega-hospital are asking people to get vocal about their desire to see the project built.

“We have to create this urgency, we have to get this thing moving,” Windsor Regional Hospital’s CEO David Musyj told the Windsor Star’s editorial board on Tuesday, as he and fellow co-chair Dave Cooke expressed hope that approval to move to the second phase of the five-phase process comes some time between now and the new year. 511 more words

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Reevely: Ontario's kids keep getting worse at math

Ontario’s schools do a bad job of catching young students who have trouble with math and helping them early, the province’s testing agency says, and it’s showing in sixth-graders’ sharply worse performance on tests last year. 702 more words

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