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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.

Trustees Approve Budget Reductions to Balanced Budget for 2019-20

This evening, the Toronto District School Board approved a budget reduction plan for the 2019-20 school year that required $67.8 million in staff reductions and changes to program/service delivery. The operating budget of approximately $3.4 ...
Wednesday, June 19, 2019
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Statement from TDSB Chair Robin Pilkey

Now that the facts are known, it is pretty clear that the Toronto Sun can’t take credit for the TDSB cancelling a cell phone Request For Proposal (RFP). It is also pretty clear that the government was wrong when it insinuated that the TDSB ...
Monday, June 3, 2019
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Impact of Class Size Average Increase: Secondary Course Selection

As a result of provincial changes to secondary class size averages from 22 to 28 over the next four years, secondary schools in Toronto have already had to make difficult decisions about what courses or supports they can no longer offer beginning ...
Friday, May 17, 2019
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Letter: Chair Urges Province to Consult on Public Health, Pause Cuts

On Friday, May 3, 2019, Chair of the Board Robin Pilkey issued a letter to the Minister of Health and Long Term Care, the Minister of Children, Community and Social Services, and the Minister of Education, as well as Toronto Members of Provincial ...
Friday, May 3, 2019
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TDSB Parents and Staff identify Early Years, Student Success as top priorities

New Survey Data will Inform Decision Making as Board Tackles Projected $54.5-M Deficit

Investing in early years programming and student success should be the Toronto District School Board’s top priorities, according to parents, staff, students and community members who participated in the Toronto District School Board’s ...
Tuesday, April 30, 2019
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Possible School Bus Strike at TCDSB and TDSB

The Toronto Catholic District School Board (TCDSB) and Toronto District School Board (TDSB) have just been advised by Stock Transportation that drivers with two of its unionized school bus divisions (North and East Divisions) will be in a legal ...
Monday, April 29, 2019
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TDSB Calls on Province to Pause Public Health Cuts

Toronto District School Board Trustees are urging the province to pause any reductions to funding of Toronto Public Health through the 2019-2020 school year. During a Special Board Meeting this evening, Trustees voted to have the Chair write a ...
Thursday, April 25, 2019
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TDSB Faces Projected $54.4-Million Deficit

Budget Pressures Grow with Changes to Funding Formula Including Class Size The Toronto District School Board is projecting a $54.4-million deficit, following changes to the funding formula handed down by the Ministry of Education. Board ...
Thursday, April 25, 2019
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Statement Re: Tragic Events in Sri Lanka

The thoughts of the Toronto District School Board are with the victims of today’s targeted attacks on innocent people around Sri Lanka that sadly took the lives of more than 200 people and injured hundreds.  Our hearts go out to the ...
Sunday, April 21, 2019
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TDSB Open Data Webpage Provides Transparency to its School Communities

To ensure transparency with its parents, students and communities, the Toronto District School Board has posted its Open Data Webpage on the TDSB public website. The page provides context for why it is posting data for the public to view, a link ...
Wednesday, April 3, 2019
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