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In the media: Trustee elections should matter to those who value equity and inclusion

In the media: Trustee elections should matter to those who value equity and inclusion

Carl E. James, the Jean Augustine Chair in Education, Community and Diaspora in the Faculty of Education at York University, and Vidya Shah, a professor in the Faculty of Education at York University, are referenced in a discussion on the misunderstanding and fear of critical race theory and the need for voters to pay close attention to local trustee races as they affect systems of education.

In the media - Education without walls: Some Ottawa families have chosen virtual schools — here's why

In the media - Education without walls: Some Ottawa families have chosen virtual schools — here's why

In the first year of the pandemic, the Ottawa-Carleton District School Board had 12,000 student registered in virtual school from kindergarten to Grade 8, and another 5,000 in high school. Last year, the grade categories changed. There were 2,300 registered in kindergarten to Grade 6 and 2,200 in Grade 7 through 12. This year, There are about 700 registered in kindergarten to Grade 6, and 800 in Grade 7 to Grade 12.