"Being an involved parent for the last ten years has really opened my eyes to the strengths and weaknesses of the TDSB. Although I think the problems are huge, there have been many times when I’ve been incredibly moved by the wonderful…"
"Yes, agree.. Laura, and now also you, made some good points!
Thank you, Laura, for the feedback about this online community and also elaborating on a few of my former statements. I appreciate that you shared your experiences…"
Alexandra is now a member of People for Education Online Community
You make some very good points. When councils first appeared in the mid-90s, many Boards did training for their parents. As time went by, however, that training ended - or was sharply curtailed. The result is a lack of understanding of…"
"Hi, I'm new to this community and I find it fascinating and very educational. It's comforting, in a sad way, to know that the struggles are so similar across councils and boards. I couldn't agree more with the statement that "I…"
"I am a big supporter of having school board trustees, and believe that they serve a very important purpose; that is to keep all of the checks and balances in a non partisan way. To maintain and govern the integrity of the school district and its…"