Monday, November 16, 2015

Embattled TDSB director Donna Quan resigning, joining York University

Donna Quan is stepping down as the top-ranking staffer of the Toronto District School Board amid lingering controversy over her leadership.

For the next 20 months, until her TDSB employment contract expires, Ms. Quan will be seconded to York University, where she will conduct a study for the provincial government on how school boards across Ontario can collect better demographic information on their students.

TDSB trustees struck a committee at a special board meeting on Monday to find a successor to Ms. Quan. She will remain at the school board until Dec. 11, when the committee expects to appoint an interim director of education.

School board sources said the organization could not adequately address the dysfunction gripping the TDSB as long as Ms. Quan remained at the helm.  (more...)

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