"I think it is sad for children to see playgrounds as reserved for ¨paying customers only¨, particularly when their parents helped to fund the play structures. What kind of message does that send ?
What is the rationale…"
Wondering what people's thoughts are on the public's use of the public school's playground after school. I moved into my neighbourhood 5 years ago and up until last spring my children were allowed to play as well as other neighbourhood children, parents and grandparents would meet at the park. There has always been a third party childcare that rents the school to provide after school care. As a community we have raised funds for not only one but two playstructures. We are now told that we are…See More
"I see it has been over 2 years since I posted on this topic. I do see many more boards and parent groups/committees using Twitter and/or Facebook accts.
Have more benefits been realized? What platforms are working better…"
"Sheila has posted a new blog looking at elected vs. appointed school boards, and what is happening in Chicago right now. It is an interesting read, and asks some challenging questions. Read the blog here."
"Hi Josefina, and welcome. It is exciting to have you join us here, and I know you will be setting up a special group soon! As you can see, we were successful in embedding a translate function on the site, so it will hopefully make it easier for…"