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Catholic school board shows marked improvement in EQAO math results

The Windsor-Essex Catholic School Board did so well in last year’s EQAO testing, particularly in math, that a student achievement representative from the Ministry of Education will meet with board officials to talk about what they’re doing right. 988 more words

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Catholic school board names Lyons as new director

After advertising nationally for a new director of education, it turns out the replacement for the retiring Paul Picard was just down the hall.

Current associate director Terry Lyons was announced Tuesday as the new head of the Windsor-Essex Catholic District School Board following a special meeting of trustees. 571 more words

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Back to School: French immersion numbers are growing steadily

Watching her six-year-old son Joshua teach French to his siblings and the effortless way he switches between languages, Stephanie Moore recalls with amusement the worry she and her husband went through in making the decision to enrol him in French immersion. 940 more words

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Catholic board hopes to move students to new St. Teresa of Calcutta next month

It’ll be short-term pain for long-term gain for the 532 students squeezed into St. Bernard Catholic Elementary School while they await the completion of their new St. 666 more words

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Back to School: Schools making world smaller one student at a time

Increasingly Ontario’s schools aren’t just teaching students about the world, they’re bringing it here.

This fall more than 143,000 international students will be enrolled in the province’s schools — from junior kindergarten to post-secondary education. 920 more words

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Back to School: Keeping up and innovating is education's great challenge

With knowledge doubling at an exponential speed, educators admit there’s a great deal of irony in watching the system grapple with the need to innovate rapidly. 1,335 more words

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Thirty-four local schools affected by flooding

Thirty-four area schools experienced flooding Tuesday, but there’s no damage serious enough to wash away the first day of school Tuesday.

Among the hardest hit was Lajeunesse high school of the French Catholic board (Conseil scolaire catholique Providence). 582 more words

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