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OPSBA in the Media

OPSBA in the Media – November 2022

OPSBA to announce results of recent Nanos surveyCHCH News Hamilton - November 28, 2022VIDEO: The Ontario Public School Boards’ Association will announce at 9:15 a.m. the results of a Nanos survey regarding key Ontario resident issues such as student transportation,...

OPSBA in the Media – October 2022

Province to table back-to-work legislation for Ontario's 55,000 education workers todayCP24 News - October 31, 2022The province is planning to table back-to-work legislation today for Ontario’s 55,000 education workers.This move comes as the Canadian Union of Public...

OPSBA in the Media – September 2022

Ontario school board to ‘adhere’ to ministry directive to ‘honour the queen’Global News Toronto - September 15, 2022A GTA-area school board will “adhere” to a directive from the Ministry of Education to observe a moment of silence and pay tribute to the passing of...

OPSBA in the Media – August 2022

‘People need to be patient’: Education contracts set to expire across OntarioToronto Star - August 30, 2022All Ontario education contracts expire Wednesday — but the school year will start up on time, with no job action planned.“It’s not Cinderella, and the pumpkin is...

OPSBA in the Media – July 2022

Want to help shape Ontario’s public schools for the next generation? Run for school board trusteeToronto Star - July 27, 2022It’s been a difficult two-and-a-half years for all of us — especially for our children, who have endured and persevered through many...

OPSBA in the Media – June 2022

Public school board trustee Cathy Abraham returns to OPSBA’s top executive postNorthumberland News - June 23, 2022Cathy Abraham continues to make Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board (KPR) history.Not only was Abraham the first trustee to be elected to the...

OPSBA in the Media – May 2022

TDSB wants all Ontario parties to agree to fund pandemic-related deficitToronto Star – May 18, 2022In the lead-up to the provincial election Toronto’s public school board, which is projecting a deficit of $52.2 million for the 2022-23 year, is asking all parties to...

OPSBA in the Media – April 2022

Ontario’s education spending to rise next year after funding fell short this yearToronto Star - April 28, 2022Funding for Ontario’s public schools is $1.3 billion lower than the government projected this school year — mainly because of lacklustre fundraising during...

OPSBA in the Media – March 2022

Schools are being impacted in Ontario’s 6th COVID-19 wave — but to what extent remains unclearToronto Star - April 6, 2022After two years, Mississauga high school teacher Laura Kirby-McIntosh was “really excited” to return to the classroom last week for the first time...

OPSBA in the Media – February 2022

Ontario is turning to tests, tutoring to address pandemic learning loss, Stephen Lecce saysToronto Star - February 17, 2022Ontario is going to resume standardized testing in grades 3 and 6 this school year — and has already restarted province-wide math and literacy...

OPSBA in the Media – January 2022

When is an absence an absence? New school reporting system needs details, boards sayToronto Star - January 24, 2022In the North, two boards reported more than 60 per cent of students and staff away last Friday — but as it turns out, the weather was bad, and buses were...

OPSBA in the Media – December 2021

Ontario pushes back start of school to Jan. 5, cuts COVID isolation period to five days, limits PCR testingThe Toronto Star - Dec. 30, 2021Ontarians who are vaccinated but develop COVID-19 symptoms will now isolate for five days instead of 10 — one of a slew of...

OPSBA in the Media – November 2021

Ontario school boards can return to regular semester models in FebruaryCBC Radio, Ottawa Morning - Nov. 22, 2021After teachers and students voiced their concerns about the modified semester model - Education Minister Stephen Lecce announced that students and teachers...

OPSBA in the Media – October 2021

Push to mandate COVID-19 vaccinations in schools grows with approval for 5-11 year old kids expected by the end of the yearCTV News Ottawa - Oct. 30, 2021While Canada is likely still several weeks away from rolling out a COVID-19 vaccine for kids between 5 and 11,...

OPSBA in the Media – September 2021

What to know about our first National Day for Truth and ReconciliationThe London Free Press - Sep. 29, 2021Thursday marks Canada’s first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, a day to remember the more than 150,000 First Nations, Inuit and Métis children who were...

OPSBA in the Media – August 2021

Survey For Parents with Kids Returning To SchoolGoNorthumberland.ca - Aug. 25, 2021The Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board is offering a survey in conjunction with the Ontario Public School Boards’ Association (OPSBA). This is in regards to Ontario’s elementary...

OPSBA in the Media – July 2021

Masks on, schools told for September as long-awaited provincial guidance unveiledThe Toronto Star - Aug. 3, 2021Back to school this fall for Ontario’s two million students isn’t quite back to normal, but there will be fewer COVID-19 restrictions than the 2020-21...

OPSBA in the Media – June 2021

UGDSB director of education receives Fred L. Bartlett Memorial AwardThe Wellington Advertiser - Jun. 23, 2021GUELPH – The Upper Grand District School Board’s (UGDSB) director of education Martha Rogers has been named the recipient of the Fred L. Bartlett Memorial...

OPSBA in the Media

OPSBA in the Media – November 2022

OPSBA to announce results of recent Nanos surveyCHCH News Hamilton - November 28, 2022VIDEO: The Ontario Public School Boards’ Association will announce at 9:15 a.m. the results of a Nanos survey regarding key Ontario resident issues such as student transportation,...

OPSBA in the Media – October 2022

Province to table back-to-work legislation for Ontario's 55,000 education workers todayCP24 News - October 31, 2022The province is planning to table back-to-work legislation today for Ontario’s 55,000 education workers.This move comes as the Canadian Union of Public...

OPSBA in the Media – September 2022

Ontario school board to ‘adhere’ to ministry directive to ‘honour the queen’Global News Toronto - September 15, 2022A GTA-area school board will “adhere” to a directive from the Ministry of Education to observe a moment of silence and pay tribute to the passing of...

OPSBA in the Media – August 2022

‘People need to be patient’: Education contracts set to expire across OntarioToronto Star - August 30, 2022All Ontario education contracts expire Wednesday — but the school year will start up on time, with no job action planned.“It’s not Cinderella, and the pumpkin is...

OPSBA in the Media – July 2022

Want to help shape Ontario’s public schools for the next generation? Run for school board trusteeToronto Star - July 27, 2022It’s been a difficult two-and-a-half years for all of us — especially for our children, who have endured and persevered through many...

OPSBA in the Media – June 2022

Public school board trustee Cathy Abraham returns to OPSBA’s top executive postNorthumberland News - June 23, 2022Cathy Abraham continues to make Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board (KPR) history.Not only was Abraham the first trustee to be elected to the...

OPSBA in the Media – May 2022

TDSB wants all Ontario parties to agree to fund pandemic-related deficitToronto Star – May 18, 2022In the lead-up to the provincial election Toronto’s public school board, which is projecting a deficit of $52.2 million for the 2022-23 year, is asking all parties to...

OPSBA in the Media – April 2022

Ontario’s education spending to rise next year after funding fell short this yearToronto Star - April 28, 2022Funding for Ontario’s public schools is $1.3 billion lower than the government projected this school year — mainly because of lacklustre fundraising during...

OPSBA in the Media – March 2022

Schools are being impacted in Ontario’s 6th COVID-19 wave — but to what extent remains unclearToronto Star - April 6, 2022After two years, Mississauga high school teacher Laura Kirby-McIntosh was “really excited” to return to the classroom last week for the first time...

OPSBA in the Media – February 2022

Ontario is turning to tests, tutoring to address pandemic learning loss, Stephen Lecce saysToronto Star - February 17, 2022Ontario is going to resume standardized testing in grades 3 and 6 this school year — and has already restarted province-wide math and literacy...

OPSBA in the Media – January 2022

When is an absence an absence? New school reporting system needs details, boards sayToronto Star - January 24, 2022In the North, two boards reported more than 60 per cent of students and staff away last Friday — but as it turns out, the weather was bad, and buses were...

OPSBA in the Media – December 2021

Ontario pushes back start of school to Jan. 5, cuts COVID isolation period to five days, limits PCR testingThe Toronto Star - Dec. 30, 2021Ontarians who are vaccinated but develop COVID-19 symptoms will now isolate for five days instead of 10 — one of a slew of...

OPSBA in the Media – November 2021

Ontario school boards can return to regular semester models in FebruaryCBC Radio, Ottawa Morning - Nov. 22, 2021After teachers and students voiced their concerns about the modified semester model - Education Minister Stephen Lecce announced that students and teachers...

OPSBA in the Media – October 2021

Push to mandate COVID-19 vaccinations in schools grows with approval for 5-11 year old kids expected by the end of the yearCTV News Ottawa - Oct. 30, 2021While Canada is likely still several weeks away from rolling out a COVID-19 vaccine for kids between 5 and 11,...

OPSBA in the Media – September 2021

What to know about our first National Day for Truth and ReconciliationThe London Free Press - Sep. 29, 2021Thursday marks Canada’s first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, a day to remember the more than 150,000 First Nations, Inuit and Métis children who were...

OPSBA in the Media – August 2021

Survey For Parents with Kids Returning To SchoolGoNorthumberland.ca - Aug. 25, 2021The Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board is offering a survey in conjunction with the Ontario Public School Boards’ Association (OPSBA). This is in regards to Ontario’s elementary...

OPSBA in the Media – July 2021

Masks on, schools told for September as long-awaited provincial guidance unveiledThe Toronto Star - Aug. 3, 2021Back to school this fall for Ontario’s two million students isn’t quite back to normal, but there will be fewer COVID-19 restrictions than the 2020-21...

OPSBA in the Media – June 2021

UGDSB director of education receives Fred L. Bartlett Memorial AwardThe Wellington Advertiser - Jun. 23, 2021GUELPH – The Upper Grand District School Board’s (UGDSB) director of education Martha Rogers has been named the recipient of the Fred L. Bartlett Memorial...

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