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York Region District School Board apologizes to parent after hearing on racism allegations

The York Region District School Board (YRDSB) has apologized to a parent after it says it failed to respond to complaints about racism and the use of a racist slur toward the parent by a former trustee. 487 more words

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Epic Battle Ensued With YRDSB To Give Georgina Residents a Choice

One of the major issues facing school board accountability in Ontario is that when school boards appoint trustees, boards tend to favor appointees who are friendly with the board and tend to vote with the board.  1,695 more words

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Y.R.D.S.B. Parent/Guardian Survey

Dear Muir Families:

The School Climate Survey for Parents/Guardians is available now until May 19th.

The surveys provide the Board and schools with valuable information about how parents/guardians feel about their school and their child’s education.   133 more words

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York Region District School Board dismisses director of education after scathing report released

J. Philip Parappally has been fired as the director of education for the York Region District School Board a week after the release of a damning provincial report criticizing the governance and equity of the public institution. 424 more words

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York school board review 'deeply concerning' to Ontario's education minister

Ontario’s Minister of Education is calling a report on the governance and equity of the York Region District School Board “deeply concerning.”

Mitzie Hunter appointed two investigators to conduct an urgent review of the school board in January, after several parents raised concerns about incidents surrounding discrimination, racism and Islamophobia. 343 more words

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Summer Institute 2017

The York Region District School Board Summer Institute is a program that offers academic, recreational and athletic programs and activities with intentional links to the Ontario Curriculum for children and youth entering Senior Kindergarten to Grade 8. 188 more words

York Board Sets Georgina Community Consultation For March 23rd, 2017

The York Region District School Board has set its “community consultation” on how to fill the vacant seat in Georgina for March 23rd, 2017.  342 more words

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