Tag: London District Catholic school board
Conflict of interest: Judge requests more information from trustees
A London judge said he is not prepared to grant a sweeping order that would lift conflict of interest rules that have gridlocked London District Catholic school board trustees.
Judge promises quick decision on board’s application to break logjam
The London District Catholic school board will learn next week if it will be given an exemption from Ontario’s conflict of interest law that will lift the board out of a state of financial paralysis.
Trustee conflicts of interest handcuff area school board
The London District Catholic school board is seeking an urgent exemption from Ontario’s conflict of interest law because so many of its trustees are related to board employees its work has been “paralyzed.”
Area school board adding staff to help with students’ mental health
The region’s largest school board says it is boosting the number of staff it has to help students with mental health issues linked to two years of anxious pandemic learning.
Time to have the consent talk? This workshop can help
Parents who don’t teach their children what consent means early are missing a prime opportunity, says a London Abused Women’s Centre advocate counsellor.
Time for school boards to take Islamophobia seriously: Activist
One Ontario school board has followed the advice of a national organization urging school boards across the country, including those in London, to adopt a strategy to combat Islamophobia. Aasiyah Khan, manager of education programs at the National Council of Canadian Muslims (NCCM), said she worked closely with the Peel District school board and was […]
High school students have the jitters as they write first exams in three years
For some it is the first time in years. For others it is the first time. High schoolers in the London District Catholic and Thames Valley District school boards begin exams this week and some say they have a case of the jitters. “It’s ominous,” said Elle Chapman, 17, a Grade 12 student at H. […]
Progress on anti-racism in schools inconsistent, underfunded: Study
A lobby group for education in Ontario says school boards have been inconsistent in adopting policies to combat racism and haven’t put enough resources into those efforts.
London-area school bus provider can’t keep up with driver exodus
The head of the consortium overseeing London-area school buses says they can’t keep up with drivers quitting amid almost daily route cancellations.
Catholic school board’s packed French immersion program set to move
The London District Catholic school board is relocating its Elgin County French immersion program about four kilometres northwest from its current location in the south end of St. Thomas.