News in Education Law
In 2007-08, only five of 235 principals -- 2 per cent -- in the Peel school board were South Asian, while close to 30 per cent of Peel Region was South Asian.
A Thunder Bay drug strategy wants schools to help students, rather than cast them out.
In 2010, the chair of the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal dismissed a human rights complaint against the government from two First Nations organizations. Now, the tribunal's decision is coming before the Federal Court for judicial review.
Cyberbullying can take place 24/7, and the playground has become global. Now the public, its elected leaders, and the legal community are fighting back.
As one of the nearly 130 volunteer lawyers with the Education Law Program, run by Pro Bono Law Ontario (PBLO), Renai Williams provides free services to students and their parents who feel legal rights and procedures haven't been observed.
Topics in the Winter 2011 issue of La Chronique juridique (in French only) include reimbursement of the hydro deposit, Canada Learning Bond, and health benefits when you go off ODSP.
CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario) has launched a new monthly email alert called On the Radar. The first edition was issued today, December 6, the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women.
Ontario must redouble its efforts in order to meet its commitment to reduce child poverty by 25% by 2013, says a new report by the 25 in 5 Network for Poverty Reduction.
Ontario schools will be able to permanently expel students for bullying under new legislation being introduced today.
Peterborough's first-ever Poverty Report Card has been released, helping mark the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty.