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Media releases

Let’s Come to our Census

​ Toronto, July 20, 2010 - School boards make sound policy decisions based on current, accurate, and reliable data. The federal government's recent decision to eliminate the census's mandatory long form questionnaire undermines access to a whole range of valid...

Lessons in Local Democracy

​Toronto, October 14, 2010 -Canadians have been electing their peers to local school boards for more than two hundred years. Local school trustees are our neighbours. They come from all walks of life. They are parents, business people, professionals, tradespeople, and...

Honouring Shannen’s Dream

​Toronto, November 16, 2010 - Shannen Koostachin was a youth leader in Attawapiskat. She came to national attention through her struggle to get the federal government to build a school in her James Bay community. Last May, Shannen died in a tragic road accident. For...

Flexibility in Options is Essential

​Toronto, December 15, 2010 -The Ontario Public School Boards' Association wholeheartedly embraces the fundamental importance of full-day early learning. It is a commitment to the children of the province to provide a solid foundation for success in school and in...

Let’s Put Our Heads Together

Toronto, May 31, 2011 - The Coalition for Children and Youth Mental Health unites education, mental health, community and health sectors in a movement to promote the priority of social and emotional well-being as a part of healthy child development in Ontario and to...

Media releases

Let’s Come to our Census

​ Toronto, July 20, 2010 - School boards make sound policy decisions based on current, accurate, and reliable data. The federal government's recent decision to eliminate the census's mandatory long form questionnaire undermines access to a whole range of valid...

Lessons in Local Democracy

​Toronto, October 14, 2010 -Canadians have been electing their peers to local school boards for more than two hundred years. Local school trustees are our neighbours. They come from all walks of life. They are parents, business people, professionals, tradespeople, and...

Honouring Shannen’s Dream

​Toronto, November 16, 2010 - Shannen Koostachin was a youth leader in Attawapiskat. She came to national attention through her struggle to get the federal government to build a school in her James Bay community. Last May, Shannen died in a tragic road accident. For...

Flexibility in Options is Essential

​Toronto, December 15, 2010 -The Ontario Public School Boards' Association wholeheartedly embraces the fundamental importance of full-day early learning. It is a commitment to the children of the province to provide a solid foundation for success in school and in...

Let’s Put Our Heads Together

Toronto, May 31, 2011 - The Coalition for Children and Youth Mental Health unites education, mental health, community and health sectors in a movement to promote the priority of social and emotional well-being as a part of healthy child development in Ontario and to...

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