There is an irony in the fact that Lester B. Pearson school for the arts and B. Davison secondary school sit side by side along Trafalgar Street near London’s Old East Village, separated only by a parking lot and a patch of grass. Read More
A former London high school teacher faces a disciplinary hearing over allegations he played in concerts in Sarnia and Montreal while on sick leave from his job — one of several hearings for local educators in the upcoming months.
Allegations of professional misconduct have been withdrawn against a former St. Thomas vice-principal who was accused of having an inappropriate relationship with a female student. The misconduct charge against Michael George Dennis was withdrawn Thursday following a closed hearing to determine if he’s fit to work in education, according to Ontario’s regulatory body for teachers. “Fitness-to-practise […]
How do you write critically about controversial statements that clearly are engineered to win free publicity?
“How did you go bankrupt?” Bill asked (in Ernest Hemingway’s 1926 novel, The Sun Also Rises). “Two ways,” Mike said. “Gradually and then suddenly.” Sri Lanka is much the same.
Ontario students will return to school classrooms on Jan. 17, a senior government source with knowledge of the decision told The Canadian Press on Monday. The government had previously said schools would move to online learning until “at least” that date amid widespread transmission of the Omicron variant. The return to in-person learning was also […]
It would be easy to slam McCinn County, Tenn. school board officials for removing Maus – Art Spiegelman’s cartoon account of his father’s experiences during the Holocaust – from a Grade 8 reading list last month. It would be easy to point out the irony: You know who else banned books? The Nazis that Spiegelman […]