Archives for: November 2014, 05


Permalink 02:21:27 pm, by mleslie Email , 111 words, 192 views   English (CA)
Categories: Toronto updates

Parent Fundraising - How the Globe and Mail Got it Wrong (Part 3)

by Marshall Leslie (the owner of this blog).

The finance committee of the Ontario Association of School Business Officials (OASBO) published its first "Guidelines For School Generated Funds" in 2003, with revisions in 2009 and 2014. (Please click on the headline to access the Guidelines). It is an extensive and detailed examination of the issue for use by parents, teachers, and administrators. If you are a parent (or a Globe and Mail education reporter) please read it. Among other things, it describes the eight (8) different categories of school generated funds - only one of which is parent fundraising - that account for these uses and which are a source of confusion to so many.

Build Green

These pages are a resource for students, parents, staff and neighbours who wish to make the buildings and yards in their school community sustainable, high-performance and "green". The site was originally created for members of the Runnymede Public School community in the west-end of Toronto, but has expanded. This blog is owned and maintained by Marshall Leslie (see You can also follow us on Twitter @greenschools_ca

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