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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

Amps

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

Education

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

News

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

Accountability

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