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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.

Statement Re: Tragic Events in Pittsburgh

The thoughts of the students and staff of the Toronto District School Board are with the victims, their loved ones and the larger Jewish community following Saturday's deadly shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, ...
Monday, October 29, 2018
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Legalization of Cannabis

The recreational use of cannabis became legal in Canada on October 17, 2018. The Toronto District School Board has provided resources, including lesson plans that align with Ontario’s Health and Physical Education Curriculum, to schools to ...
Wednesday, October 17, 2018
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October is Islamic Heritage Month

The Government of Canada first established October as Islamic History Month (IHM) in 2007, recognizing, “the important contributions of Canadian Muslims to Canadian society, the cultural diversity of the Canadian Muslim community, and ...
Thursday, September 27, 2018
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TDSB Releases EQAO and OSSLT Results

Today, the Education Quality and Accountability Office (EQAO) released achievement results for the Toronto District School Board (TDSB). Grade 3 Reading, Writing and Mathematics Results Results for 2017-18 show that the percentage of Grade ...
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
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TDSB Launches Health & Physical Education Parent Guide

The Toronto District School Board has launched a guide to help parents and guardians better understand the Ministry of Education’s 2010 re-issued Health and Physical Education Curriculum (HPEC). The guide includes helpful ...
Saturday, September 15, 2018
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TDSB Ready for 47 Ward Election

The Toronto District School Board welcomes today’s decision by the Ontario Superior Court of Justice on the Better Local Government Act, 2018. The Court struck down the legislation that was to reduce the number of Toronto City ...
Monday, September 10, 2018
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TDSB Committed to Helping Increase Road Safety

It’s back to school time again and the Toronto District School Board (TDSB) is reminding drivers to be alert and slow down in school zones. In recent years, the TDSB has been working with the City of Toronto’s Transportation ...
Tuesday, September 4, 2018
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TDSB Reaffirms Support for City of Toronto Legal Challenge to Bill 5

Trustees with the Toronto District School Board (TDSB) have voted to formally proceed with supporting the City of Toronto in a legal challenge of Bill 5, the Better Local Government Act.   Earlier this week, the TDSB was granted ...
Wednesday, August 29, 2018
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Director of Education Letter to Teaching Staff Re: Health & Physical Education

Below is a letter from Director of Education John Malloy to all teaching staff at the Toronto District School Board with regards to the re-issued Health and Physical Education curriculum in the Province of Ontario.   Dear ...
Friday, August 24, 2018
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Statement from Chair Robin Pilkey on Health & Physical Education Curriculum

Since the government first indicated that they were changing the Health and Physical Education curriculum, the TDSB has been concerned about whether students would still learn about topics such as gender identity, sexual orientation, online ...
Wednesday, August 22, 2018
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