Entries by S Kazman

My PLedge

“I pledge to increase accountability at the board, to improve the financial analysis of repairs and maintenance, and ensure precious resources are spent to better the education of our children”   “I also pledge to set up meetings and report on the Board’s activities, not less than every two months to parents in Ward 5 […]

Information from Wikipedia as to abuses at TDSB

  Blackstone Partners carried out a review in 2006.[21] They submitted a 113-page report in January 2007.[21] Blackstone Partners were “asked to determine if the facilities division had “effective governance.”“[21] The report showed “high costs of repairs, lots of workers and spotty results, and managerial “silos” that made it hard for principals to figure out whom to approach […]

Recent Media Articles

Below is an article on present school board trustee questionable expenses: http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/toronto/toronto-school-trustees-made-questionable-expense-claims/article20607863/ The following article is about abusive and unnecessary spending for conferences. http://www.thestar.com/yourtoronto/education/2014/09/17/toronto_public_school_trustees_racked_up_high_costs_for_conference_travel.html Below is article on the way the  TDSB  seems to be running http://www.thestar.com/opinion/letters_to_the_editors/2013/07/18/parsing_the_meaning_of_tdsb_waste.html Toronto trustees and senior staff interfered and tampered with documents related to trustee expenses requested by the Toronto […]