Category Archives: Private Schools

What’s happening on July 8th?

TOP READS

Summer sees contract teachers lining up beside students for part-time work
VIDYA KAURI
The National Post
http://news.nationalpost.com/2012/07/07/summer-sees-contract-teachers-line-up-beside-students-for-part-time-work/

To…Youth

Summer sees contract teachers lining up beside students for part-time work
VIDYA KAURI
The National Post
http://news.nationalpost.com/2012/07/07/summer-sees-contract-teachers-line-up-beside-students-for-part-time-work/

Les étudiants s’inquiètent du bas taux d’emploi chez les jeunes de 20-24 ans
La Presse Canadienne (Canadian Press)
La Presse
http://www.lapresse.ca/actualites/quebec-canada/national/201207/07/01-4541719-les-etudiants-sinquietent-du-bas-taux-demploi-chez-les-jeunes-de-20-24-ans.php

Children grieving loss of loved ones get chance to share, have fun at camp
The Chronicle Herald
http://thechronicleherald.ca/novascotia/114915-children-grieving-loss-of-loved-ones-get-chance-to-share-have-fun-at-camp

Hard-to-fit clothing dilemma fact of life
Reader Question
Times Colonist
http://www.timescolonist.com/news/Saanich+missing+after+canoe+capsizes+Mile+Point/6899439/story.html#ixzz2027xrNtK

To…K-12 Schools

Cohn: How Dalton Days produced a miracle for Catholic teachers
MARTIN REGG COHN
The Toronto Star
http://www.thestar.com/news/canada/politics/article/1223176–cohn-how-dalton-days-produced-a-miracle-for-catholic-teachers

Pressure on to eliminate mandatory school levies
RICHARD CUTHBERTSON
Calgary Herald
http://www.calgaryherald.com/More+than+Calgary+families+year+being+pursued+collection+agency+hired+city+public+school+board+tries/6890215/story.html#ixzz202Aja6cM

Computer glitch stymies Grade 12 diploma exams
RICHARD CUTHBERTSON
Calgary Herald
http://www.calgaryherald.com/Computer+glitch+stymies+Grade+diploma+exams/6896759/story.html#ixzz202C5Eamd


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What’s happening on July 7th?

Top Reads

You know that imminent deal with the Ontario teachers union? Yeah, maybe not so much
SCOTT STINSON
The National Post
http://fullcomment.nationalpost.com/2012/07/06/scott-stinson-you-know-that-imminent-deal-with-ontario-teachers-union-yeah-maybe-not-so-much/

On McGuinty’s negotiation with teachers, the jury is still out
ADAM RADWANSKI
The Globe and Mail
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/politics/on-mcguintys-negotiation-with-teachers-the-jury-is-still-out/article4394044/

National strategy on bullying called unlikely
JANE GERSTER
The Canadian Press
The Chronicle Herald
http://thechronicleherald.ca/novascotia/114646-national-strategy-on-bullying-called-unlikely

To…Youth

Summer jobs are getting harder to come by
DANA FLAVELLE
The Toronto Star
http://www.thestar.com/business/article/1222777–summer-jobs-are-getting-harder-to-come-by

Are kids failing at summer?
DAKSHANA BASCARAMURTY
The Globe and Mail
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/are-kids-failing-at-summer/article4397211/

Mother of Saskatoon teen who died of overdose frustrated with drug-treatment rules: Programs failed to save daughter
BETTY ANN ADAM
The Star Pheonix
http://www.thestarphoenix.com/frustrated+with+drug+treatment+rules/6885870/story.html#ixzz1zxPDtD3N

Nunavut youth get ready for summer jobs with RCMP
SAMANTHA DAWSON
Nuntsiaq News
http://www.nunatsiaqonline.ca/stories/article/65674nunavut_youth_get_ready_for_summer_jobs_with_rcmp/

To…K-12 Schools

On McGuinty’s negotiation with teachers, the jury is still out
ADAM RADWANSKI
The Globe and Mail
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/politics/on-mcguintys-negotiation-with-teachers-the-jury-is-still-out/article4394044/

So the TDSB overpaid for maintenance. Consider it an investment in your children
MARK SCHATZKER
The Globe and Mail
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/toronto/so-the-tdsb-overpaid-for-maintenance-consider-it-an-investment-in-your-children/article4396289/

Saanich school board looks overseas for cash
LINDSAY KINES
The Times Colonist
http://www.timescolonist.com/news/Saanich+school+board+looks+overseas+cash/6892995/story.html

Law that denied woman a public-school-board ballot ‘archaic’
ANDREA SANDS
Edmonton Journal
http://www.edmontonjournal.com/news/that+denied+woman+public+school+board+ballot+archaic/6896476/story.html

Ontario teachers’ unions need to compromise on wages, sick days bank
HEATHER MALLICK
The Toronto Star
http://www.thestar.com/news/gta/article/1222853–mallick-ontario-teachers-unions-need-to-compromise-on-wages-sick-days-bank

Ontario high school teachers willing to meet with Liberal government as other unions threaten action
KRISTIN RUSHOWY + ROBERT BENZIE
The Toronto Star
http://www.thestar.com/news/canada/politics/article/1222365–dwight-duncan-urges-other-unions-to-follow-catholics-teachers-lead

You know that imminent deal with the Ontario teachers union? Yeah, maybe not so much
SCOTT STINSON
The National Post
http://fullcomment.nationalpost.com/2012/07/06/scott-stinson-you-know-that-imminent-deal-with-ontario-teachers-union-yeah-maybe-not-so-much/

Teachers unions slam Ontario’s deal with Catholic counterparts
ANTONELLA ARTUSO
The Kingston Whig-Standard
http://www.thewhig.com/2012/07/06/teachers-unions-slam-ontarios-deal-with-catholic-counterparts

First Nations CEGEP: ‘I just feel like I belong here’
CHRISTOPHER CURTIS
The Montreal Gazette
http://www.montrealgazette.com/news/First+Nations+CEGEP+just+feel+like+belong+here/6897063/story.html#ixzz1zxXKuGSt

Conflit étudiant: les gazouillis décortiqués
CATHERINE LALONDE
Le Devoir
http://www.ledevoir.com/societe/medias/354049/conflit-etudiant-les-gazouillis-decortiques

Les ministres de l’Éducation ont discuté de mesures contre l’intimidation (French translation)
La Presse Canadienne (Canadian Press)
Le Devoir
http://www.ledevoir.com/politique/canada/354099/les-ministres-de-l-education-ont-discute-de-mesures-contre-l-intimidation

National strategy on bullying called unlikely (english translation)
JANE GERSTER
The Canadian Press
The Chronicle Herald
http://thechronicleherald.ca/novascotia/114646-national-strategy-on-bullying-called-unlikely

Education ministers discuss technology, bullying during national meeting
The Telegram
http://www.thetelegram.com/News/Local/2012-07-06/article-3024870/Education-ministers-discuss-technology%2C-bullying-during-national-meeting/1

To…University Students

La crise étudiante fait la une du Courrier international
NATHALIE COLLARD
La Presse
http://www.lapresse.ca/actualites/dossiers/conflit-etudiant/201207/05/01-4540918-la-crise-etudiante-fait-la-une-du-courrier-international.php?utm_categorieinterne=trafficdrivers&utm_contenuinterne=cyberpresse_B13b_education_563_section_POS1


What’s Happening on July 5th?

TOP READS

B.C. student loan repayment change panned: Critics dismiss “re-announcement” of plan, say problem is high tuition
ROB SHAW
Victoria Times Colonist
http://www.timescolonist.com/business/student+loan+repayment+change+panned/6841050/story.html#ixzz1zkFGoTDL

Canada’s education ministers to meet in Halifax
The Telegram
http://www.thetelegram.com/News/Local/2012-07-04/article-3022995/Canada%26rsquos-education-ministers-to-meet-in-Halifax/1

Catholic? Step away from the ballot box: ‘Antiquated’ law undermining Alberta’s public schools, critics charge
SARAH BOESVELD
National Post
http://life.nationalpost.com/2012/07/04/catholic-step-away-from-the-ballot-box-antiquated-law-undermining-albertas-public-school-critics-charge/

To… Youth

Seven in 10 American teens jobless in summer
HOPE YEN
WASHINGTON — The Associated Press
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/economy/jobs/seven-in-10-american-teens-jobless-in-summer/article4252952/

No-name inquiry: lawyer wants social worker IDs banned at dead child’s hearing
STEVE LAMBERT
The Canadian Press
http://www.montrealgazette.com/news/Noname+inquiry+lawyer+wants+social+worker+banned+dead+childs/6882604/story.html#ixzz1zkVLQz7M

To…K-12 Schools

Private schools under fire for boosting grades
MATT MCCLURE
Edmonton Journal
http://www.edmontonjournal.com/news/calgary/Private+schools+under+fire/6879618/story.html

Teacher training program needs overhaul
JACQUELINE RONSON
Yukon News
http://www.yukon-news.com/news/29159/

Two Abbotsford schools to adopt dress code for September
LARISSA CAHUTE
The Province
http://www.theprovince.com/news/News/838332/story.html#ixzz1zkNisiID

How schools are fostering creativity by handing control to students
ERIN MILLAR
The Globe and Mail
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/economy/growth/how-schools-are-fostering-creativity-by-handing-control-to-students/article4350039/

Catholic? Step away from the ballot box: ‘Antiquated’ law undermining Alberta’s public schools, critics charge
SARAH BOESVELD
National Post
http://life.nationalpost.com/2012/07/04/catholic-step-away-from-the-ballot-box-antiquated-law-undermining-albertas-public-school-critics-charge/

Teach or write teen erotica, but not both
EDITORIAL
Kingston Whig-Standard
http://www.thewhig.com/2012/07/03/teach-or-write-teen-erotica-but-not-both

Basic swim instruction should be taught in school
EDITORIAL
Montreal Gazette
http://www.montrealgazette.com/life/Editorial+Basic+swim+instruction+should+taught+school/6883762/story.html#ixzz1zkVaaeaT

STEPHENSON: Parents aren’t buying pitch on school cuts
MARILLA STEPHENSON
The Chronicle Herald
http://thechronicleherald.ca/opinion/113822-stephenson-parents-aren-t-buying-pitch-on-school-cuts

Forum de la langue française – Claude Hagège s’oppose à l’enseignement intensif de l’anglais
CHRISTIAN RIOUX
Le Devoir
http://www.ledevoir.com/politique/quebec/353897/claude-hagege-s-oppose-a-l-enseignement-intensif-de-l-anglais

Canada’s education ministers to meet in Halifax
The Telegram
http://www.thetelegram.com/News/Local/2012-07-04/article-3022995/Canada%26rsquos-education-ministers-to-meet-in-Halifax/1

Teachers’ association wants Newfoundland and Labrador secretarial cuts reversed
The Telegram
http://www.thetelegram.com/Canada—World/Society/2012-07-05/article-3023466/Teachers-association-wants-Newfoundland-and-Labrador-secretarial-cuts-reversed/1

To…University Students

B.C. student loan repayment change panned: Critics dismiss “re-announcement” of plan, say problem is high tuition
ROB SHAW
Victoria Times Colonist
http://www.timescolonist.com/business/student+loan+repayment+change+panned/6841050/story.html#ixzz1zkFGoTDL

Summer of discontent shaping up for students
TAVIA GRANT
The Globe and Mail
www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/economy/jobs/summer-of-discontent-shaping-up-for-students/article4227836/

To… Families

Toronto task force split on future of daycare
MATTHEW ROBINSON and KELLY GRANT
The Globe and Mail
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/toronto/toronto-task-force-split-on-future-of-daycare/article4391232/

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What’s Happening on July 4th?

TOP READS

University and colleges wait to see where axe will fall in B.C.
JUSTINE HUNTER
The Globe and Mail
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/british-columbia/universities-and-colleges-wait-to-see-where-axe-will-fall-in-bc/article4240856/

Educating children better than banning sex offenders on social media in Canada: Online Child Safety Advocate
GILLIAN SHAW
Vancouver Sun
http://www.vancouversun.com/news/Educating+children+better+than+bannsing+offenders+social+media+Canada+Online+Child+Safety/6879629/story.html#ixzz1zenZBh3p

Private schools under fire
MATT MCCLURE
Calgary Herald
http://www.calgaryherald.com/news/calgary/Private+schools+under+fire/6879618/story.html

To…Youth

Educating children better than banning sex offenders on social media in Canada: Online Child Safety Advocate
GILLIAN SHAW
Vancouver Sun
http://www.vancouversun.com/news/Educating+children+better+than+bannsing+offenders+social+media+Canada+Online+Child+Safety/6879629/story.html#ixzz1zenZBh3p

The age of rage: psychiatrists battle over teen anger diagnosis
SHARON KIRKEY
Postmedia News
http://www.canada.com/health/rage+psychiatrists+battle+over+teen+anger+diagnosis/6872781/story.html#ixzz1zeqsPnqD

Federal cuts to youth justice services baffle Toronto agencies
JENNIFER PAGLIARO
The Toronto Star
http://www.thestar.com/news/gta/article/1221034–federal-cuts-to-youth-justice-services-baffle-toronto-agencies

Video game gambling puts kids at risk
KAREN SEIDMAN
The Montreal Gazette
http://www.montrealgazette.com/news/Video+game+gambling+puts+kids+risk/6878762/story.html#ixzz1zfhLWSDm

To…K-12 Schools

B.C. Premier Christy Clark’s about-face on science learning
GARY MASON
The Globe and Mail
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/british-columbia/bc-premier-christy-clarks-about-face-on-science-learning/article4382426/

Private schools under fire
MATT MCCLURE
Calgary Herald
http://www.calgaryherald.com/news/calgary/Private+schools+under+fire/6879618/story.html

Abbotsford middle school students fight dress code
ROCHELLE BAKER
Abbotsford Times
http://www.vancouversun.com/news/Abbotsford+middle+school+students+fight+dress+code/6862494/story.html#ixzz1zep2Qt00

Newly fired Cowichan Valley school board taking time on next steps
LINDSAY KINES
Times Colonist
http://www.timescolonist.com/news/Newly+fired+Cowichan+Valley+school+board+taking+time+next+steps/6879672/story.html#ixzz1zeqiFOY5

Contract, probationary teachers face job cuts, says PEITF
RYAN ROSS
The PEI Guardian
http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2012-07-03/article-3021735/Contract%2C-probationary-teachers-face-job-cuts%2C-says-PEITF/1

To…University Students

U of M anticipates higher enrolment with big Grade 12 class
NICK MARTIN
Winnipeg Free Press
http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/local/u-of-m-anticipates-higher-enrolment-with-big-grade-12-class-161317835.html

Rencontre Delanoë-étudiants sur fond de controverse: Un délégué belge affirme avoir été victime d’intimidation
ANTOINE ROBITAILLE
Le Devoir
http://www.ledevoir.com/politique/quebec/353778/rencontre-delanoe-etudiants-sur-fond-de-controverse

Fee hikes, staff cuts expected to halve NSCAD deficit
FRANCES WILLICK
Chronicle Herald
http://thechronicleherald.ca/metro/113472-fee-hikes-staff-cuts-expected-to-halve-nscad-deficit

University and colleges wait to see where axe will fall in B.C.
JUSTINE HUNTER
The Globe and Mail
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/british-columbia/universities-and-colleges-wait-to-see-where-axe-will-fall-in-bc/article4240856/

Are schools going too far in measuring student BMI and banning junk food?
TAMARA BALUJA AND KATE HAMMER
The Globe and Mail
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/education/are-schools-going-too-far-in-measuring-student-bmi-and-banning-junk-food/article4209904/

Student strike to resume on Aug. 17: FEUQ president
KEVIN DOUGHERTY
The Montreal Gazette
http://www.montrealgazette.com/news/Student+strike+resume/6884399/story.html

To…Families

Day care: Toronto should end support, report says
ROBYN DOOLITTLE
The Toronto Star
http://www.thestar.com/news/gta/article/1221225–day-care-toronto-should-end-support-report-says

Parents get last word on HPV issue
DAVE BREAKENRIDGE
Calgary Sun
http://www.calgarysun.com/2012/07/02/parents-get-last-word-on-hpv-issue

Family care shows Redford willing to try different approach: health policy expert
JODIE SINNEMA
Edmonton Journal
http://www.edmontonjournal.com/news/Family+care+shows+Redford+willing+different+approach/6879085/story.html

A weakened foundation: A Falling Out Between the YWCA and the Yellowknife Homeless Coalition
Editorial
Yellowknifer
http://www.nnsl.com/editorials/edit.html

Family frustrated at provincial commitment to disabled daughter
JOSHUA RAPP LEARN
National Post
http://news.nationalpost.com/2012/07/04/family-frustrated-at-provincial-commitment-to-disabled-daughter/