Tory teacher bashing back with a vengeance



    More questionable judgment from John Tory

    TORONTO, Sept. 4 /CNW/ - Stealing a page from the Mike Harris playbook,
John Tory has unleashed an attack on students, teachers, Bette Stephenson, and
publicly funded education.
    Earlier today he said he believes student tests are rigged, implying
teachers are participating in a province wide conspiracy to undermine public
education.
    He also implies the arm's length Education Quality and Accountability
Office (EQAO) is in on the 'conspiracy'. That's the same EQAO that former
Conservative Education Minister Bette Stephenson is a board member of.
    This comes on the heels of wide-spread criticism of the Conservative plan
to rip $500 million from public education to hand over to private religious
schools.
    And it follows Tory's attack yesterday on the University of Ottawa when
he called it the "U of Zero".
    It's just another example of John Tory's questionable judgment.





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For further information: Ben Chin, (416) 961-3800 Ext 412,
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