News in Education Law
Canada, Ontario, and a large group of northern First Nations have signed on to a joint plan to give the communities a larger say in the schooling of about 7,000 students.
Canada has slipped slightly in the UN rankings of human progress as slower advances in areas such as education deprived this country of bragging rights as one of the top 10.
Date Sunday, March 24, to Thursday, March 28, 2013
Place Best Western Nor'Wester Hotel and Conference Centre, Thunder Bay, Ontario
Delegates to this forum will speak to issues they experience within their communities, make recommendations, and begin development of a plan to address these issues.
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The North Vancouver school district discriminated against a severely dyslexic boy when it closed a diagnostic centre that helps special-needs students, the Supreme Court of Canada has ruled.
The Toronto District School Board has introduced a new set of guidelines that say what kind of accommodation the board must offer to "transgender and gender non-conforming students and staff."
A Hamilton-area father is taking his local school board to court, accusing teachers of failing to accommodate his family's Christian beliefs.
School began Tuesday and it was the first day that new anti-bullying legislation goes into effect in Ontario classrooms.
The Canadian Civil Liberties Association joined Ontario's teachers in opposing proposed legislation that would force new contracts on teachers and school workers, saying collective bargaining is a constitutional right.
Back-to-school sales will soon be reminding us that summer is coming to an end and a new school year is about to begin. While children in Ontario have the right to attend school even if they or their parents do not have immigration status in Canada, many students and parents do not know about this right. They may also be afraid to approach a school. The August edition of On the Radar describes the laws that apply and suggests how community advocates can help.