Cowichan Conversations: Longstanding Dispute Leads To Public Rally In Support Of Discovery School Teachers -Wednesday-March 26th 4PM

Richard Hughes-Political Blogger- I received this notice and letter this morning and am posting it to draw attention to an ongoing issue that hopefully will be resolved soon. Reference is made to the ‘School Board’ and it should be pointed out that there is no ‘School Board’ in Cowichan. The elected Board was dismissed by ...

Trashy's World: Four words…

… for you if you want your child removed from the public school classroom if something is being taught that somehow offends your sensibilities: “Home schooling” and “private schools”. Ontario has tried hard to accommodate parents with conservative religious views who want their children excused from sex education classes. Typically, that means some students head ...

Trashy's World: Another “can someone explain to me?”

This time, why did 8 OCDSB Trustees vote against instructing staff to clarify what is meant by religious accommodation? Religious Practice in Schools “MOTION A” FAILED ON A VOTE OF 8-4 A. THAT staff be directed to prepare a report for the May 2012 Strategic Planning and Priorities Committee meeting detailing policy and procedure(s) currently ...