Michael Hines, partner in the Ontario law firm Hicks Morley LLP, discusses some notable changes in the new Pupil Accommodation Guideline (2015).
OPSBA’s First Nation Trustees Council
Correcting the Myths
By Jennifer Lewington
For over a decade, OPSBA’s First Nation Trustees Council has been an important advocate for the education of First Nations students in Ontario. Author Jennifer Lewington speaks with members of the council who share their insights and aspirations.
By Stuart Foxman
Stuart Foxman speaks with municipal councillors and public school board trustees about how a natural relationship between these two groups can be fostered to better address the needs of children’s education.
Ontario’s New Health and Physical Education Curriculum
By John Schofield
In September 2015, amid longstanding and heated debate, Ontario released an updated Health and Physical Education curriculum that includes a controversial sex education component. John Schofield writes on how this curriculum compares to those from other Canadian provinces.
The Challenges of Success
By Kim Arnott
French Immersion programs have become overwhelmingly popular in some Ontario jurisdictions. Journalist Kim Arnott reports on how school boards are using different strategies to manage this growth.
Shining a Spotlight on the Skilled Trades
By Sharon Aschaiek
Ontario public school boards are providing creative methods for promoting skilled trades to students. And, as author Sharon Aschaiek has discovered, it’s not just about high school any more.