TORONTO, Sept. 18 /CNW/ - Parent voters and members of the public and
school councils will be packing a downtown school auditorium Tuesday night.
Why? Community and school leaders are expected to demand answers from
their MPP and other candidates in the upcoming provincial election.
Specifically, just when and how they plan to "fix" public education in their
riding if elected October 10th.
All-party candidates will debate Public Education on
Tuesday, September 18, 2007
Bloor Collegiate Institute, 1141 Bloor West
TTC: Bloor Street West of Dufferin station
Press contact: Marjolein Winterink, Ward 9 Council, TDSB 416-534-1482
The Ward 9 Council is a coalition member of the Campaign for Public
Education a city-wide campaign of school and community-based groups
representing students, parents, education workers and ethno-racial advocacy
groups. CPE includes such organizations as Organization of Parents of Black
Children, the Chinese Canadian National Council-Toronto, Urban Alliance on
Race Relations, CultureLink Settlement Services, Muslim Educational Network
Training & Outreach Services, Toronto Federation of Chinese Parents, Somali
Parent Liaison Coalition, Etobicoke North Cross Cultural Centre, city
councillors and school board trustees from Toronto's publicly-funded school
For further information:
For further information: Marjolein Winterink, Ward 9 Council, TDSB,