Our vision is for all students to have equitable access to stronger programs and richer opportunities – as close to home as possible. This is the driving force of the Secondary Program Review, which, for the first time ever, is reviewing all TDSB secondary schools at once to develop a plan to address the inequities and imbalances throughout our current system.
The Secondary Program Review Interim Report (read also: Board Report) highlights the issues, gaps, and needs facing our system that are impacting our ability to support this vision. And, while the report offers some preliminary concepts for discussion, it is not a set of recommendations on school closures or a roadmap to a one size fits all approach to our schools. Using comprehensive and data-rich information, including enrolment and population projections, this report acknowledges where we have been, where we are and where we could go, all while respecting and protecting many of the successful schools and programs that exist right across our system.
This report supports our next step forward as we start to re-imagine and re-draw our system in consultation and collaboration with our communities to enhance equity and support the achievement and well-being of each and every student in the TDSB, now and in the future.
No specific schools have been named for consolidation and no further steps will be taken without extensive local community consultation.
There was a total of 259 individuals who accessed the
Secondary Programs Review Interim Report Feedback Form. 104 (or 40%) of
these individuals who accessed the feedback link participated in the form in
some way. However, only a small number of respondents offered related feedback.
. The Secondary Program Review Final Report will be presented to the Board in October 2020.