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Meeting hears parents’ plea | Metronews Halifax

Parents made passionate pleas to keep their schools open last night at a public meeting for people to share feedback on the school board’s proposed 10-year facilities plan for Halifax and Dartmouth. “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it,” said … Continue reading

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Leave schools alone, parent says | The Herald

By JOHN GILLIS Staff Reporter Thu. Mar 20 – 5:26 AM If the Halifax regional school board wants its schools to be community hubs that produce successful students, it should scrap an idea to combine three Halifax elementary schools, a … Continue reading

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The Process – Sue Dirani’s HRSB Presentation – Imagine Our Schools

My comments tonight will be limited to the public consultation process itself.  I am a member of the SAC for Sir Charles Tupper School and I have attended every meeting of the Imagine Our Schools process, including the so-called SAC … Continue reading

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Meeting for Halifax Citadel Regarding School Closures

Leonard Preyra, MLA for Halifax Citadel, has organized a meeting to discuss the Imagine Our Schools report, the staff report, and the proposed closure of St Mary’s School, and the impact of all of this on his riding, Halifax Citadel. … Continue reading

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HRSB Public Meetings Regarding Imagine Our Schools

Three meetings have been scheduled to receive feedback from the public: March 17, 2008 Eastern Central HRM (Family of Schools: Auburn Drive, Cole Harbour District, Dartmouth High and Prince Andrew Please Note: The deadline to give notice for a public … Continue reading

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Meeting Tonight – George Dixon Centre

There is a meeting of parents & citizens concerned about the proposed review and/or closure of Joe Howe and St Pats/Alexandra TONIGHT. George Dixon Centre 2501 Gottingen St. 7 pm

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Catastrophic Failure | Infomonkey.net

From Infomonkey.net: School closings are a symptom and only part of the bigger problem with Nova Scotia’s education system. Consultants advising the Halifax School Board on what to do about its facilities over the next 10 years say the cost … Continue reading

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Re-schooled- Cancelling Four-Plus by the Halifax Regional School Board is a decision a four-year-old wouldn’t make | The Coast

by Lezlie Lowe Oh. Now I get it. This is what it’s like to be the parent of a school-aged child. Which is to say, worn to the nub by the blind machinations of the Department of Education and the … Continue reading

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Info For Save our School Committees

School committees that want to post meeting information, links to supporting websites or create Save Our School mailing lists should contact wayemason(at)gmail(dot)com.  We will be more than happy to support your communications and information using this website.

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Halifax school board reacts to recommendations | CBC

CBC 7:19 PM Today – The one-man Halifax Regional School Board is being urged to wait on recommendations for reconfiguring schools until the province makes it clear how much money is available. Board staff released their response to the Imagine … Continue reading

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