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Public school board director in line for pay hike under new provincial pay grid

According to a new Executive Compensation Program being developed for the province, Greater Essex County District School Board director Erin Kelly is significantly underpaid.

Kelly, who was listed as having made $207,445 on the Sunshine List released last spring, would be in line for a pay raise of at least $17,000 under the proposed pay grid for school boards. 586 more words

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Provincial Education Advisors' panel studying EQAO visits Windsor

Ideas ranging from minor tweaks to the complete abolishment of standardized testing were discussed Monday during a public forum on education at Mackenzie Hall.

The provincial Education Advisors’ Panel was in Windsor as part of a six-month study of Education Quality and Accountability Office (EQAO) testing. 716 more words

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Catholic board sells vacant school but not to women's shelter

An offer $101,000 above the asking price compelled the Catholic school board to sell a shuttered school to a private developer rather than to a woman’s shelter with a lower bid — but with a bigger cause, according to its operator. 631 more words

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Catholic school board pares down 2016-17 deficit

Enduring the pain of a five-week work stoppage last fall to sort out its post-retirement benefits issue helped the Catholic school board reduce a projected $5.3 million deficit to under $1 million for the 2016-17 budget. 521 more words

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Reader Letter: School boards make poor decisions

In reading about our school boards, I am left wondering how they make decisions.

The public board built Vista Academy on Banwell Road. Despite major residential subdivisions, both north and south, they put Vista on a road with no sidewalks and very narrow shoulders. 341 more words


Amherstburg accuses Catholic school board of being uncooperative in sale of school

The town of Amherstburg will ask an arbitrator to decide on a fair price for the shuttered St. Bernard elementary school.

Frustrated by the negotiation process with the Windsor-Essex Catholic District School Board, town council unanimously voted earlier this week to seek an arbitrator’s help. 391 more words

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Two Windsor teachers found guilty of professional misconduct, three others face hearings

Two local teachers have been found guilty of professional misconduct by the Ontario College of Teachers following discipline committee hearings.

Now-retired public high school teacher Roger Jaarsma was given a reprimand and his teaching licence is subject to conditions for inappropriate actions and classroom conversations during the 2013-14 school year. 549 more words

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