OCSTA Welcomes Return of Board Control to Trustees
Toronto—November 28, 2013—“In our education system it is the publicly elected school trustee who represents the interests and aspirations of parents. That is an important and integral role in public education which is why today the Ontario Catholic School Trustees’ Association welcomes the news that the order vesting the supervision of the Windsor-Essex Catholic District School Board has been revoked by the Minister of Education. The school board’s duly elected trustees can now resume the responsibilities they were elected to fulfill,” said Marino Gazzola, President of the Ontario Catholic School Trustees’ Association.
Since 2012, the Windsor-Essex CDSB has been under supervision to address a financial deficit at the board. On Monday, November 25 it was reported that the Windsor-Essex CDSB had actually achieved a $5.4 million surplus for the 2012-13 year.
The Association applauds the Windsor-Essex CDSB on successfully achieving this goal while working collaboratively and effectively in challenging circumstances to not only meet but to exceed expectations. READ MORE...