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Welcome to the news source of the Toronto District School Board (TDSB), Canada's largest public school board.

This section includes all media releases and web stories on events at our Board.

TDSB Reaches Tentative Local Agreement with Elementary Teachers

The Toronto District School Board (TDSB) has reached a tentative local agreement with the Board’s 11,141 elementary teachers who are represented by the Elementary Teachers of Toronto (ETT). This local agreement must still be ratified by the ...
Friday, October 16, 2020
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TDSB Posts Job for Director of Education

The largest and most diverse school board in Canada, the Toronto District School Board, has officially posted the job for its next Director of Education. Interested candidates are asked to apply by Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2020. The recruitment ...
Thursday, October 08, 2020
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TDSB Names Interim Director of Education

TDSB Chair Alexander Brown announced the appointment of Dr. Kathy Witherow as TDSB’s Interim Director of Education.   Kathy replaces Carlene Jackson who will begin her appointment as Ontario’s Comptroller General. Before ...
Tuesday, October 06, 2020
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New Gender Options Added to Student Registration Form

All students should feel safe, welcomed and respected at school. As part of our commitment to equity, human rights and inclusion, students are now able to select their chosen gender on TDSB student registration forms.   In addition to ...
Monday, September 21, 2020
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Transportation Update

School bus service will start on Monday, September 21. Due to restrictions in place by Toronto Public Health, students must be registered for the school bus and assigned a seat in order to use the service on Monday. A number of new registrations ...
Saturday, September 19, 2020
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Important Special Education Update: Letter from Interim Director & Chair

Dear Parents/Guardians and Families,   On August 21, a letter was sent to all TDSB parents/guardians with information about the return to school in September, and we are writing to you today with additional information for ...
Wednesday, August 26, 2020
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Phased Start to Student Transportation for 2020-21 School Year

Important Message from the Toronto Student Transportation Group Dear parents/guardians, As a follow-up to the email we sent on July 24, we wanted to provide you with an update on student transportation for the start of the 2020-21 school ...
Friday, August 14, 2020
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TDSB Capital Priorities at Hodgson MS and McKee PS Receive Ministry Funding

The Board Continues to Advocate for Fair Share of Funding

Earlier this month, the Ministry of Education announced that two of the 10 projects submitted by the TDSB under the 2019-20 Capital Priorities Grant funding program were approved. The two approved projects are: Hodgson MS: funding to ...
Wednesday, August 12, 2020
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Alexander Brown Elected as TDSB Chair

First Term as TDSB Chair for Willowdale Trustee

Alexander Brown, Trustee for Ward 12 (Willowdale), was elected as Chair of the Toronto District School Board (TDSB) during this afternoon’s Special Board meeting. Alexander Brown has served the Willowdale community as Trustee since ...
Monday, August 10, 2020
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TDSB Trustees Approve Budget for 2020-21 School Year

Budget includes additional resources to support the safe return to school but more funding from the Ministry still needed

At today’s meeting of the Toronto District School Board, Trustees approved the 2020-21 operating budget, which includes additional investments to support the safe and effective return to school in September. Given the uncertainty around ...
Thursday, August 06, 2020
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