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Scandal-plagued York Region school board dismisses director of education - The Globe and Mail

Scandal-plagued York Region school board dismisses director of educationThe Globe and MailThe York Region District School Board has parted ways with its director of education, just a week after a provincial report revealed a litany of problems facing the scandal-plagued school district. In a statement on Wednesday, board chair Loralea ...and more »

York Region District School Board dismisses director of education after scathing report released - Globalnews.ca;

York Region District School Board dismisses director of education after scathing report released - Globalnews.ca

Globalnews.caYork Region District School Board dismisses director of education after scathing report releasedGlobalnews.caYork Region School Board Director of Education J. Philip Parappally applauds during a meeting at York Region School Board in Aurora on March, 22, 2016. Chris So/Toronto Star via Getty Images ...and more »

YRDSB parts ways with embattled director of education - CP24 Toronto's Breaking News;

YRDSB parts ways with embattled director of education - CP24 Toronto's Breaking News

CP24 Toronto's Breaking NewsYRDSB parts ways with embattled director of educationCP24 Toronto's Breaking NewsThe York Region District School Board has parted ways with its director of education, less than a week after a report was released slamming the board and its trustees in the wake of several high-profile incidents of racism. Director J. Philip ...and more »

YRDSB fires embattled Director of Education - 680 News;

YRDSB fires embattled Director of Education - 680 News

680 NewsYRDSB fires embattled Director of Education680 NewsOn the heels of a damning provincial report, the embattled York Region District School Board has fired its Director of Education. J. Phillip Parappally had been at the helm for 17 years. A recent review from the Ministry of Education was critical of ...and more »

Allegany-Limestone Central School District adopts $23M budget proposal with no tax increase - Olean Times Herald;

Allegany-Limestone Central School District adopts $23M budget proposal with no tax increase - Olean Times Herald

Olean Times HeraldAllegany-Limestone Central School District adopts $23M budget proposal with no tax increaseOlean Times HeraldDr. Karen Geelan, Allegany-Limestone Central School District superintendent, speaks during Tuesday night's Board of Education meeting. The board unanimously adopted a $23 million budget proposal for next school year, which district residents will vote ...and more »

After scathing report, York school board searching for new director of education - CBC.ca;

After scathing report, York school board searching for new director of education - CBC.ca

CBC.caAfter scathing report, York school board searching for new director of educationCBC.caLess than two weeks after a review of the York Region District School Board (YRDSB) found evidence of spying, favouritism and a "culture of fear" among staff, the YRDSB has announced that they are replacing director of education J. Philip Parappally.and more »

York Region District School Board seeks new education director - YorkRegion.com;

York Region District School Board seeks new education director - YorkRegion.com

YorkRegion.comYork Region District School Board seeks new education directorYorkRegion.comJ. Philip Parappally, director of education for the York Region District School Board, has an unusual 10-year contract that also has a clause that gives him a job in a supervisory role with the board at the end of his tenure. next play/pause pre 2/2 ...and more »

York school board ousts controversial director - Toronto Star;

York school board ousts controversial director - Toronto Star

Toronto StarYork school board ousts controversial directorToronto StarJ. Philip Parappally had been given until Tuesday night to respond to trustees' call for his dismissal in the wake of scathing education ministry report on troubled board. Education Minister Mitzie Hunter appointed two troubleshooters to look into ...and more »

School board addresses fiscal items - My SSnews.com

School board addresses fiscal itemsMy SSnews.comA budget calendar, district depository, budget amendments, insurance overage costs and purchasing co-op are among the items Sulphur Springs Independent School District business officers presented to school trustees during their April board meeting.and more »

York Region school board reps' silence after meeting angers parents - YorkRegion.com;

York Region school board reps' silence after meeting angers parents - YorkRegion.com

YorkRegion.comYork Region school board reps' silence after meeting angers parentsYorkRegion.comAfter 2-hour closed-door meeting, 1-minute public session, future of education director J. Phillip Parappally still unclear. Parents taking action. Teresa Latchford/Metroland. York parent Garth Bobb said the actions of YRDSB trustees at April 18's ...and more »

Concerns raised about Olean Board of Education restricting public comments - Olean Times Herald;

Concerns raised about Olean Board of Education restricting public comments - Olean Times Herald

Olean Times HeraldConcerns raised about Olean Board of Education restricting public commentsOlean Times HeraldOlean City School District Board of Education Vice President Laurie Branch (left) and President Michiko McElfresh speak at Tuesday night's meeting. The Olean Teachers' Association, as well as some board members, have raised concerns about the board's ...and more »

School board trustee job should be abolished - Waterloo Record

School board trustee job should be abolishedWaterloo RecordSchools teach children life skills: how to think critically, behave respectfully, act ethically, assume responsibility. Choose your own checklist. No matter the variations on the above themes, a recurring question arises: Why can't school trustees ...and more »

LA's sneaky elites cook up new way to undercut charter schools – and fool no one - American Thinker (blog)

LA's sneaky elites cook up new way to undercut charter schools – and fool no oneAmerican Thinker (blog)The Los Angeles teacher unions, the L.A. Unified School District bureaucrats, and all their court eunuchs in Sacramento know they can't take on charter schools directly anymore. They're just too popular. So they have cooked up a way to stop them ...and more »

Parents left hanging after private York board meeting - Toronto Star;

Parents left hanging after private York board meeting - Toronto Star

Toronto StarParents left hanging after private York board meetingToronto StarTrustees gave no word on the fate of education director J. Philip Parappally, who had been asked to resign. J. Philip Parappally was criticized for his conduct in a damning report of the York Region District School Board. (Cole Burston / file photo for ...and more »

School board candidates seek election - Bonner County Daily Bee

School board candidates seek electionBonner County Daily BeeSANDPOINT — Three of the Lake Pend Oreille School District trustees are stepping down, leaving those positions on the board up for grabs. Board chairman Steve Youngdahl, who represents Zone 5, is leaving, as well as Zone 2 trustee Matt Mire and Zone 3 ...and more »

LAUSD board endorses proposals to tighten charter school regulations - 89.3 KPCC;

LAUSD board endorses proposals to tighten charter school regulations - 89.3 KPCC

89.3 KPCCLAUSD board endorses proposals to tighten charter school regulations89.3 KPCCCharter school students and supporters from Options for Youth await a special board meeting on charter schools for the Los Angeles Unified School District on Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at LAUSD Headquarters. Maya Sugarman/KPCC. 156593 full ...and more »

Erie School District to vote on plan - YourErie;

Erie School District to vote on plan - YourErie

YourErieErie School District to vote on planYourErieERIE, Pa. - The Erie School District is expected to vote on a plan tonight to consolidate schools, as the board tries to close a $10 million budget gap. Each of five proposed consolidation plans are expected to save the school district around $4 ...and more »

Edinburg Community Unit School District 4 Board of Education met April 12. - West Central Reporter

Edinburg Community Unit School District 4 Board of Education met April 12.West Central ReporterA. Senior class sponsor, Mr. Howard, will address the board on the status of the senior trip and also discuss proposed incentives for next year. B. Alex Gibson will address the board to concerning the senior trip. C. Brian Armintrout will address the ...and more »

New Kingsville School Space Planned - BlackburnNews.com

New Kingsville School Space PlannedBlackburnNews.comThe template for the new Kingsville K-12 school with the Greater Essex County District School Board is now on its way to the Ministry of Education for approval. The proposed plans include room for technological studies, a single gym and double gym, ...and more »

School board sets policy for emergency reserve fund - Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

School board sets policy for emergency reserve fundFairbanks Daily News-MinerFAIRBANKS — The Fairbanks North Star Borough School District could keep as much as $20 million in reserve under a new policy adopted by the Board of Education on Tuesday. Under the new policy, the district will aim to set aside 6 percent to 8 percent ...and more »