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Serious Questions Remain as York School Board Trustee Steps Down

(York School Board Trustee Nancy Elgie Tenders Her Resignation via Youtube)

Yesterday York Region District School Board Trustee Nancy Elgie told her constituents via a… 1,124 more words

Accountability

School Governance in Crisis: Who is Left to Hold School Authorities Accountable?

Islamophobia, racism, closing schools, running deficits, excessive expenses, and accountability lapses are the flash points for the latest crisis besetting elected school boards across Canada. The rash of recent pecadillos has pushed seasoned political commentators like… 1,038 more words

Public Accountability

Ministry's Hands Are Tied On The Racial Slurs Of Trustee Elgie

(The York Region District School Board Acted To Protect Trustee Nancy Elgie From a Code of Conduct Review)

This week has been a very tough week for the York Region District School Board (YRDSB).

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Accountability

Ontario government launches 'urgent review' of York school board amid racism allegations

The Ontario government announced on Thursday it is launching an “urgent review” of the York Region District School Board following allegations of systemic racism, governance and equity issues within the institution. 320 more words

Education

Parents demand resignation of York district school trustee for uttering racial slur

Parents of students attending York district schools are demanding the resignation of a town trustee for uttering a racial slur directed at a black mother last fall. 275 more words

Economy

York school board launches investigation after alleged racial slur by trustee

The York Region District School Board is facing yet another case of racism among its ranks after a trustee allegedly directed a slur at a black parent during a public meeting last month. 449 more words

Canada

York Region District School Board chair replaced amid system-wide racism allegations

York Region District School Board trustees have elected a new chair after parents called for a shake-up after allegations of systemic racism across the region. 388 more words

Education