Catholic school boards paid for students to attend anti-abortion rally

Thousands of people gathered on Parliament Hill Thursday for the annual March For Life anti-abortion rally, including some Catholic high school students whose transportation costs were covered by publicly-funded school boards. contacted all 29 E

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Report on P.E.I. public schools recommends school closures

The P.E.I. Public Schools Branch has released its recommendations on how to address problems of schools operating above or below their capacity, and it includes several schools be closed.

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Report on P.E.I. public schools recommends 5 school closures

The P.E.I. Public Schools Branch has released its draft recommendations on how to address problems of schools operating above or below their capacity, and it advises five schools be closed.

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Vulnerable students at risk if Rideau High School closes, trustees warned

Students, teachers and community members pleaded with trustees Wednesday night to keep Rideau High School open, warning that closing the school would amount to a "travesty," and put some of the city's most vulnerable young people at risk.

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Every High School Principal Should Say This

If every high school principal said this, it would change students' lives and would change America. So what exactly should every high school principal say? Dennis Prager explains. Donate today to PragerU: Join PragerU's text li

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Why Teachers Unions Don't Want School Choice

Take the pledge for school choice! Can every child receive a good education? With school choice and competition, yes. The problem? Powerful teachers unions oppose school choice. But when teachers and parents understand why sc

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Toronto Police Services Board Meeting LiveStream | Thursday, November 17th, 2016, 12:30PM

The next scheduled meeting of the Toronto Police Services Board will take place on Thursday November 17, 2016 at 12:30 PM in the Auditorium, 40 College Street, Toronto. Copies of the agenda are available on the Board’s website at, or fro

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Focus on Governance - Introduction

Why is academic governance important? What is at stake if the crisis in governance isn't fixed? What can I do to help? Watch our ongoing video series for answers the these questions and more. Learn about the crisis in academic governance at our institution

Province to spend $85.9M buying 12 schools it currently leases

The province is going to buy 12 of the 13 schools it currently leases from Scotia Learning Centres, costing taxpayers $85.9 million.

Schools offer lessons on accommodating transgender students

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — From locker rooms and sex education classes to dress codes and overnight field trips, many U.S. public schools already are balancing the civil rights of transgender students with any concerns that classmates, parents and community memb

N.S. school board in process of recovering $403,000 from P3 schools developer

SYDNEY, N.S. The school board in Cape Breton-Victoria is in the process of recovering $403,000 from the developer of public-private partnership schools in its jurisdiction, but the funding shortfall that led to a $21,000 deficit over the last two years cou

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Sloppy weather leads to school closures in Quebec

The Eastern Townships School Board has announced all schools, daycares and centres are closed Wednesday because of the weather conditions.

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Canada’s New Cabinet is Inexperienced, and That’s Great!

  By: Matt Williams     As an election pledge Canada's new Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, vowed to appoint a gender balanced cabinet as part of his promise to deliver real change for Canadians. And true to his word, on 4th November, 2015 Prime Minster Tru

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York school board elects new chair after allegations of racism, Islamophobia

After months of controversy involving allegations of Islamaphobia and systemic racism, the York Regional District School Board voted in a new board chair Monday night.

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Saskatoon Catholic division wants school trustees to remain elected

One of Saskatoon's largest school divisions wants trustees remain elected rather than appointed, as suggested in the province's K-12 governance review. Released last month, the review presented four options for widespread reform in the education sector, in

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Fort McMurray Decides On 4-Day School Week

FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. - A school board in northern Alberta has rejected a proposal that would have seen it adopt a four-day week.The Fort McMurray Public School District came up with the proposal to he

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'Amateur hour behaviour': School trustee selection process needs review, educator says

While there are many school boards across Canada that practise good governance, there are too many examples of "amateur hour behaviour," says one former deputy minister of education. Is it time to take a closer look at how we select our trustees?

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The Trouble with the TPP, Day 16: Intervening in Internet Governance - Michael Geist

The Trouble with the TPP series explores Internet-related issues this week, starting with the surprising inclusion of Internet governance in a trade deal. The debate over Internet governance for much of the past decade has often come down to a battle betwe

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Wave of school closures threatening rural way of life, villagers warn

Residents of Stone Mills Township, northwest of Kingston, are fighting the closure of 150-year-old Yarker Family School. They're worried the community's other schools will soon follow as a wave of school closures sweeps across rural Ontario.

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B.C. education minister Bernier fires Vancouver school board

Former Vancouver School Board chair Mike Lombardi calls removal of elected board an 'outrageous political


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