Archives for: October 2009

10/26/09

Permalink 07:54:16 pm, by mleslie Email , 49 words, 243 views   English (CA)
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New board director eyes school closings

Toronto Star - October 24, 2009 - Faced with the loss of 20,000 students over the next decade, Canada's largest – but rapidly shrinking – school board must start the controversial process of closing and merging schools as early as September 2011, says a report to go before trustees next week. Click on headline to read article ....

10/12/09

Permalink 09:44:48 pm, by mleslie Email , 73 words, 231 views   English (CA)
Categories: News Updates

School board awaits go on green projects

Peel District School Board is working with other school boards on proposals involving use of rooftop solar panels, solar walls, cooling tower water treatment and programmable lighting controls. This Brampton Guardian article describes how one school board has pursued this provincial initiative. Please click on the headline to read the article.

Ontario's "Green Schools Pilot Initiative" closed applications in the Spring, but is now about to release funds under several different program types.

Green School News

This news page has useful information for school communities about efforts to make buildings and schoolyards sustainable, high-performance and "green".

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