Friday, November 18, 2011

Toronto takes huge step backwards with "Africentric" schools

The Ghost of Wallace lives.

Toronto District School Board trustees on Wednesday approved the city's second Africentric school, this time for high school students.

Cheers erupted in the packed public gallery after the controversial motion for the high school for black students passed 14-6.

"It's a great opportunity to serve our students and that's what this has always been about," said the board's education director, Chris Spence. "You know, how do we think outside the box and support our students the best way we can."

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