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Monday, June 20 2022

Legislative Update – June 20, 2022

Provincial Election – Next Steps Post-election, the province is out of caretaking mode but now entering a transition...
Thursday, June 16 2022

OPSBA in the Media – June 2022

Public school board trustee Cathy Abraham returns to OPSBA’s top executive postNorthumberland News - June 23,...

OPSBA’s I ❤️ Public Education Video Contest

In an effort to showcase the diversity of voices in public schools across the province, the Ontario Public School Boards’ Association (OPSBA) and Ontario Student Trustee Association’s (OSTA-AECO) Public Board Council is asking participants to submit a short clip (three to five seconds) holding a small sign with the phrase/image: “I ❤️ Public Education!” Participants can write this in their “first language” (which may or may not be English) or any non-English language typically spoken at home.

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 statement regarding COVID-19 health and safety

As cases of COVID-19 continue to rise across Ontario, including in our public schools, we are strongly urging all students and staff to wear a face covering indoors when at school. We continue to look to public health officers for direction on this important issue, and relay to them our very strong concerns about the health and safety of our students and staff.

OPSBA welcomes federal-provincial child care agreement – good news for children and families

The Ontario Public School Boards’ Association (OPSBA) welcomes today’s announcement of a federal-provincial deal to provide Ontarians with $10-a-day child care, and 86,000 new spaces, by 2026.

OPSBA and its member boards have long advocated for high quality, affordable and accessible child care programs for children and their families. These programs are a necessity for millions of Ontarians and benefit a strong economy.

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...

Monday, June 20 2022

Legislative Update – June 20, 2022

Provincial Election – Next Steps Post-election, the province is out of caretaking mode but now entering a transition...
Thursday, June 16 2022

OPSBA in the Media – June 2022

Public school board trustee Cathy Abraham returns to OPSBA’s top executive postNorthumberland News - June 23,...

OPSBA’s I ❤️ Public Education Video Contest

In an effort to showcase the diversity of voices in public schools across the province, the Ontario Public School Boards’ Association (OPSBA) and Ontario Student Trustee Association’s (OSTA-AECO) Public Board Council is asking participants to submit a short clip (three to five seconds) holding a small sign with the phrase/image: “I ❤️ Public Education!” Participants can write this in their “first language” (which may or may not be English) or any non-English language typically spoken at home.

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 statement regarding COVID-19 health and safety

As cases of COVID-19 continue to rise across Ontario, including in our public schools, we are strongly urging all students and staff to wear a face covering indoors when at school. We continue to look to public health officers for direction on this important issue, and relay to them our very strong concerns about the health and safety of our students and staff.

OPSBA welcomes federal-provincial child care agreement – good news for children and families

The Ontario Public School Boards’ Association (OPSBA) welcomes today’s announcement of a federal-provincial deal to provide Ontarians with $10-a-day child care, and 86,000 new spaces, by 2026.

OPSBA and its member boards have long advocated for high quality, affordable and accessible child care programs for children and their families. These programs are a necessity for millions of Ontarians and benefit a strong economy.

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...

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