City of Toronto proposing major cuts to school board funding

December 8, 2011

A recent announcement that all city boards including school boards will be facing budget cuts of ten percent came as a surprise to many Toronto school boards. Two of the city’s largest boards had just met with the Mayor’s office to discuss coordination of services and cost saving measures days before the cuts were announced and nothing was mentioned. Meal programs and rent subsidies for daycare spaces are likely the first items to be cut. Read more in the Globe and Mail.