Toronto Public School Board losing it

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Toronto Public School Board losing it
Nov 17, 2011

Not sure what they're thinking.

Two years ago they opened an elementary Africentric school, essentially a school for black kids.
Now, they are expanding into high school

http://www.citytv.com/toronto/citynews/news/local/article/168853--tdsb-approves-motion-for-africentric-high-school

Kid selection based on race, skin colour.
Is there any way of not calling it racist?

Then, an ongoing controversy at another public school, where cafeteria is being closed at lunch for Muslim prayers (boys at the front, girls behind them, menstruating girls in the very back).

http://www.citytv.com/toronto/citynews/news/local/article/144877--groups-protest-muslim-prayers-at-toronto-public-school

This is happening at a public, not religious, school, where teachers are not permitted to talk about Christmas, mention Santa Claus or anything related.

How is this for separation of religion and state? How is this for a simple fairness towards kids of other faiths or atheists?
Non Muslim kids are not allowed into cafeteria during prayers.

And now, today, a school principal, bans all balls from school playground, ANY AND ALL BALLS, because of one parent complaint.

http://www.citytv.com/toronto/citynews/news/local/article/168663--school-bans-common-sports-balls-from-playground

Are they going nuts? Have they lost all sanity?

Rgds

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