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New city hall expected to cost millions more than originally budgeted

Designs for Windsor’s new city hall will likely have to be scaled back unless council agrees to throw more cash at the project that is now expected to cost millions of dollars more than originally planned. 496 more words


New sex education curriculum not as racy as some expected

If parents think Ontario’s new sex education curriculum released Monday is the Ministry of Education’s version of Fifty Shades of Grey, they are putting themselves through needless worry, say those who’ve seen the changes. 718 more words


Coke-snorting teacher to go before disciplinary panel

An elementary teacher arrested 2½ years ago for taking breaks from his students by snorting cocaine might finally have his teaching licence revoked.

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The Star's View: You can't cut education funding and increase salaries

It’s difficult to defend keeping schools open when they’re operating at 65 per cent capacity and a board has 6,000 empty student spaces.

That’s the situation the Greater Essex County District School Board is facing, at a time when it also has a $2-million deficit after being on the losing end of a recent arbitration case. 377 more words


Public school board looking for millions in savings to balance budget

School closings will be back on the table at the public school board, as it attempts to deal with an anticipated cut in funding from the province in this spring’s budget. 595 more words


Catholic board selects name for new French Immersion school in Tecumseh

The Windsor-Essex Catholic District School Board has announced that its new single-track French Immersion school in Tecumseh will be named St. Andre French Immersion Catholic Elementary School. 149 more words


New sports academies to launch at Brennan, Lajeunesse and L'Essor this fall

Seeing the passion for pucks translate into better student engagement and learning will result in a significant expansion of the sports academy concept for area students this fall. 731 more words