In this issue
A data blog about the pandemic's effects on the city’s 800 public schools.
Canada is the only G7 country without a national school food program—instead, we have piecemeal provincially-funded programs that are leaving children behind.
The 2007 shooting of Jordan Manners sparked a massive review of school safety. With another fatal shooting last month, advocates are asking what has changed, and what hasn’t, in the years since.
Their school burned down, they survived a pandemic, and endured the ordinary teenage heartbreaks and triumphs under extraordinary conditions. Within the chaos, these York Memorial students found each other and their purpose.
Shuttered autism services, kids caring for younger siblings, undiagnosed developmental conditions—for many students, the losses of the last two years go well beyond school closures.
A citizen-powered tool for anonymous reporting of rapid antigen test results in Toronto public schools.
With ECEs fleeing the industry and a federal childcare deal on the horizon, now is the time to fix a long-broken system.
What we learned from our participatory data project asking Torontonians to share rapid antigen test results.
Data from the first weeks of the rollout reveals low vaccine uptake in areas with the largest school outbreaks.
None of it’s easy. All of it’s urgent.
High vaccine exemption rates have long been a feature at Toronto alternative schools, but as COVID vaccines roll out to kids, there’s a new urgency to reach these hesitant parents.
As shots for kids roll out, a small group of exhausted vaccine veterans build what they hope will be their final pop-up clinics.