Bump in classroom size could mean cuts to Toronto teachers

An internal memo from the Toronto District School Board revealed Toronto schools may soon have more than a thousand fewer teachers in their schools after the Ontario government announced a proposal for more students per class. Jamie Mauracher explains.

TDSB memo says increased class sizes could lead to loss of 800 high school teaching jobs

A Toronto District School Board (TDSB) memo obtained by Global News says the Ontario PC government’s plan to increase high school class sizes could lead to 800 teachers losing their jobs. The memo suggests job losses could also affect teachers…

Anti-Semitic vandalism at Toronto school a ‘disgusting crime,’ Jewish group says

Toronto police are investigating after anti-Semitic graffiti was found spray-painted on the side of a high school near High Park on Thursday. At around 10:30 a.m., police said, officers attended Western Tech High School, in the area of Keele Street…

Toronto high school put on lockdown after 2 students stabbed outside: school board

TORONTO – The Toronto District School Board says two students have been injured in a stabbing outside a high school. The board says York Memorial Collegiate Institute was put into lockdown after classes on Tuesday. READ MORE: 1 dead, 1…

York school boards defend choice to remain open during winter storm

York Region District School Board (YRDSB) and the York Region Catholic District School (YRCDSB) board chose to keep their schools open, while most other boards in Toronto and the surrounding GTA shuttered their doors as the region was struck by…

TDSB after school, tutoring program grants cancelled by Ontario government

The Toronto District School Board says as a result of the Ontario government’s $25-million cut to specialized education grants, it has lost funding for several programs, including after school and tutoring programs. Story continues below “We’re disappointed to learn of…

‘His name will live on’: Jeremiah Perry’s mother at memorial

The Toronto District School Board has named the gymnasium at C.W. Jefferys Collegiate Institute after Jeremiah Perry. The 15-year-old student passed away last year during a field trip to Algonquin Park. His mother Melissa spoke emotionally about the memorial service…

Toronto District School Board memorializes Jeremiah Perry

The Toronto District School Board has named the gymnasium at C.W. Jefferys Collegiate Institute after Jeremiah Perry. Perry, 15, passed away last year during a field trip to Algonquin Park. Jeremiah’s family, students and staff gathered at the school on…

‘Jeremiah was my whole world’: Jeremiah Perry’s mother at memorial

November 30 2018 1:23pm The Toronto District School Board honoured Jeremiah Perry at a memorial service on Friday. “Jeremiah was my whole world,” said his mother Melissa in an emotional speech. Perry, 15, drowned in Algonquin Park on July 4,…