Monday, March 16, 2015

What to do about the TCDSB deficit

The Toronto Catholic District School Board is trying to find out how to deal with a $16.9 million deficit. There are reports that this is the number the board will be facing after accounting revisions reversed what initially looked like a surplus.

In a meeting on March 3, the board discussed a range of possibilities to make up for the shortfall; mostly job cuts that would become effective in September.

Both the TCDSB and its public counterpart, the TDSB, have found themselves in deficits. The main concern for both boards is that the cuts will come at a cost for students, but TCDSB trustees say that they’re trying to keep the changes as distant from the students as possible across East York and the rest of Toronto.  (more...)

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