OPSBA in the Media – February 2020

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​OPSBA Media Releases

Ontario public elementary schools to remain open as union announces new job action
The Globe and Mail, Feb. 24, 2020
Ontario’s public elementary school teachers are changing direction in their job action, temporarily moving away from weekly strikes that shuttered schools to refusing to cover for absent colleagues if a supply teacher is unavailable.
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Take Your MPP To School Day
98 the Beach Radio Station, Feb. 23, 2020
Local MPPs Bill Walker and Lisa Thompson are heading to school.
You’ve likely heard of Take-Your-Children-to-Work-day.
Well, the Ontario Public School Boards’ Association or OPSBA has come up with a twist on that.
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Boards ask province to lift ban on school closings
The Toronto Star, Feb. 19, 2020
Ontario’s education minister says the ban on school closings won’t last forever, as boards clamour for the province to lift a three-year-old moratorium so they can deal with changing enrolments as well as tight budgets.
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OPSBA 2020 President’s Award goes to ADSB trustee
myespanolanow.com, Feb. 6, 2020
A long-time Algoma District School Board trustee has been acknowledged at the provincial level for his years of service.
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ADSB Trustee Russell Reid recipient of OPSBA President’s Award
wawa-news.com, Feb. 4, 2020
Ontario Public School Board Association (OPSBA) held their 2020 Public Education Symposium (PES) last month in Toronto, in partnership with the Association des conseils scolaires des écoles publiques de l’Ontario (ACÉPO).
One of the highlights of the PES each year is awarding the OPSBA President’s Award.  This year, Algoma District School Board (ADSB) Trustee Russell Reid, was one of two recipients of the OPSBA President’s Award, which recognizes Trustees who have provided 25 years of service or more to public education in Ontario.
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