Moving moving moving

My bags are packed and I’m ready to go…. kind of. I’m moving today, luckily we have this one day of calm between yesterday’s rainy,icy, windy (I couldn’t get out of my car at one point, the winds were keeping the doors shut!) day and tomorrow’s forecast of 25cms of snow! So I may be…

Black-focused public school in Toronto by 2009…What do you think?

Toronto trustees vote in favour of black-focused schools cbc.ca -Tuesday, January 29, 2008 “A proposal to create Canada’s first black-focused public school was approved by Toronto District School Board trustees Tuesday night. They have recommended the creation of an alternative school that features a curriculum and teaching environment oriented around black history and culture. Some…

Request for techy feedback

Hi all I am moving in, oh dear, 6 5 days counting today. I have barely begun to pack. My procrastination technique of choice is doing research, generally about something that does not have to do with my major project at hand. So of course I decided to learn how to deal with CSS and…

Amen of the day on this US Martin Luther King jr Day

Jonathan Becker boldly reflects on LeaderTalk: However, what troubles me more is the mounting evidence that even where we have managed to create diverse/integrated schools, there is extensive¬† within-school segregation by race. For example, students of colour are disproportionately: overrepresented in special education; underrepresented in gifted and talented programs; underrepresented in the highest level academic…