OPSBA in the Media – December 2022

2022 12/5 | Connects Page, OPSBA in the Media

Public Split on Reconciliation with Schools
93.1 The Border – December 5, 2022
Ontarians are split on whether Ontario’s public education system is doing a good job when it comes to reconciliation with Indigenous peoples.
A survey conducted for the Ontario Public School Boards’ Association found just 21 saying it is doing a good to a very good job, while 25 per cent say it’s poor or very poor.

Improvement Needed In Indigenous Education
92.7 CKDR – December 5, 2022
A new survey finds that more work is needed to teach kids on reconciliation with Indigenous people in the public education system.
The Ontario Public School Boards Association says despite some positive feedback, 25% of respondents say they aren’t doing a good job.

Here’s when parents will find out if school workers have accepted Doug Ford’s offer
Toronto Star – December 4, 2022
CUPE school staff continue to vote this weekend on a tentative, four-year deal reached with the province — and the union now says the result will be released Monday morning.
In a revised scheduled, CUPE’s Ontario School Boards’ Council of Unions said the vote — which began Nov. 24 — will close on Sunday and president Laura Walton will make an announcement Monday morning at Queen’s Park.