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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

Ontario families file human rights complaints against York school board over allegations of racism

A community group representing seven Ontario families have filed a human rights complaint against the York Region District School Board (YRDSB) on Friday over its inability to properly address incidents of Islamophobia and systemic racism within the institution’s ranks. 359 more words

News

Thornhill school dealing with 'higher than usual' absences due to suspected norovirus

Health officials in York Region are investigating a possible outbreak of the norovirus after dozens of students from Thornhill Woods Public School fell ill during the past week. 489 more words

Health

Parent's Plea To Stop The Bullying In Her Child's School Goes Viral

(York Region District School Board Still Plagued With Accountability and Bullying Issues Seven Years After High Profile Rally)

Back in 2009, over 400 students walked out of their classrooms…

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Accountability

Parents claim York Region school Internet filters ineffective; pornography accessible

TORONTO — A Markham couple said computers in York Region’s public school system aren’t adequately equipped to filter out pornography, putting children at risk.

Eva and John Himanen have three daughters at Little Rouge Public School in Markham, and Eva is even the vice chair of the school council. 479 more words

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