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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.

Robin Pilkey to Step-Down as TDSB Chair

Robin Pilkey, Trustee for Ward 7 (Parkdale High Park), will step-down as Chair of the Toronto District School Board, effective August 10, 2020. After five years at the helm of Canada’s largest school board, Pilkey, who will continue to ...
Tuesday, July 21, 2020
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2020-2021 School Year Calendar

The TDSB's 2020-2021 school year calendar has been approved by the Ministry of Education and is now final.  Next year's calendar was originally approved by Trustees and submitted to the Ministry in March 2020. ...
Tuesday, July 14, 2020
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TDSB Calls on Province to Think about Families This September & Delay Implementation of New Math Curriculum

TDSB Calls on Province to Think About Families in September  Trustees with the Toronto District School Board are calling on the Province to strongly consider working parents with young children, single parent households and low-income ...
Thursday, July 9, 2020
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Join Us for a Black Student Support Group

Black students in Grades 9 to 12 are invited to join our virtual support group. Drop ins are welcome every Tuesday and Thursdays at 3 p.m. until the end of July for students who identify as Black as a way to share and learn in a community to ...
Friday, July 3, 2020
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Funding for Youth Programs

Dear Minister Lecce, The Toronto District School Board understands that our province is currently focused on containing and managing the current health crisis of COVID-19 – and we thank you for your efforts. However, we do not want your ...
Friday, July 3, 2020
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Supporting Not-For-Profit Community Program Partners

Dear Minister Lecce, Minister Phillips, Minister Morneau and Mayor Tory, On behalf of the Toronto District School Board, I am writing you to advocate for financial support for not-for-profit organizations during this difficult time. Each ...
Friday, July 3, 2020
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Sale of Vaping Products to Teenagers

Dear Minister Elliot, Recently, Student Trustee Ivy Deng introduced an important motion that expresses her concerns with the sale of e-cigarettes and vaping products (i.e. vapes, mods and juuls) and calls for your government to make changes to ...
Monday, June 29, 2020
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Incorporating Genocide Education as Compulsory Learning

Dear Minister Lecce, The Toronto District School Board is committed to creating a school system and workplace that is free of discrimination and harassment. Part of this commitment is providing our staff with on-going human rights training and ...
Monday, June 29, 2020
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TDSB Ratifies Local Agreement with Education Workers

The Toronto District School Board (TDSB) has voted to ratify a local agreement with the Board’s 17,700 education workers who are represented by the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Local 4400. This local agreement has also been ...
Friday, June 26, 2020
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End of School Year Letter from Chair Robin Pilkey and Director John Malloy

Dear Parents/Guardians, As we come to the end of what can only be described as an unpredictable and challenging school year, we would like to say congratulations to all students and thank you to all families. The partnership between school and ...
Friday, June 26, 2020
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