OCSTA Newswire – September 3, 2013

Inside this Issue: [toc] Full Day Kindergarten Study: Researchers at Queen's and McMaster universities recently released the results of a study conducted to measure the impact of the province's full-day kindergarten program and to help identify effective practices to improve delivery. Key findings from the study: Overall, students in FDK are better prepared to enter [...]

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Durham Catholic DSB’s Embrace of 21st Century Networks Results in Wall Street Journal Feature

PRESS RELEASE as published in the WALL STREET JOURNAL August 14, 2013 Wall Street Journal: Aruba Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:ARUN), a leading provider of next-generation network access solutions for the mobile enterprise, today announced that the Durham Catholic District School Board (DCDSB), a publicly funded Catholic school board located in Ontario, Canada, is upgrading its wireless [...]

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A Life Changing Experience in the Dominican Republic

By Sheyera Jayatunga, St. Mary Catholic Secondary School Hamilton-Wentworth Catholic District School Board Click to enlarge image Being a part of D.R.E.A.M.S. (Dominican Republic Education and Medical Support Program) 2013 was an incredible experience. I remember leaving for the Dominican believing I was building a house for a people in need, but I left knowing [...]

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OCSTA Newswire – July 23, 2013

A publication of the Ontario Catholic School Trustees' Association Promoting and Protecting Catholic Education Inside this Issue: [toc] Implementation Cost Estimate (ICE) Working Group Bob Murray, Director, Legislative and Political Affairs The Ministry of Education recently formed the Implementation Cost Estimate (ICE) Working Group which is composed of Ministry staff, and representatives from CODE, COSBO [...]

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Top Scholars at North America’s Largest Catholic School Board

Emma Buller, from Bishop Allen Academy in Etobicoke.   The Toronto Catholic District School Board is pleased to announce this year’s top scholars from the 2012/2013 graduating class. The students’ averages are based on their top six subjects: Emma Buller (Bishop Allen Academy in Etobicoke): Emma earned 100 percent in Advanced Functions, Calculus and Vectors, [...]

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