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UPDATED: Ombudsman to Ontario Parents and Students - We Don't Believe You!

(Ontario Ombudsman Taking A Hands Off Approach To Systemic Issues With Ontario’s School Boards)

Just as the Ministry of Education’s probe of more mishandling of public funds… 1,330 more words

Accountability

Education Crisis Grows As Ontario's Ombudsman Nowhere To Be Found

(Ontario’s Ombudsman Paul Dube is Falling Short on The Provincial Education Crisis and May Not Be Following His Mandate)

With media reports of students across this province being under supported almost on a weekly basis now, frustration with parents who often approach the Ombudsman’s office on lack of compliance of board staff on the education act, to what looks to be systemic misappropriation of tax payers funds by school boards,  to education sector unions demanding more money be spent on their members rather than kids – I thought it might be necessary to write into the Ombudsman’s office and find out why after two years of his mandate which is retroactive, there has been not one systemic investigation into the education sector on these issues in this province with a crisis growing by the day.

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School takes down 44-year-old totem pole after learning it was built without Indigenous input

An Ontario elementary school removed a decades-old totem pole from outside its front entrance on Friday, after discovering that it was built without Indigenous input. 426 more words

News

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

Accountability

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

Education