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Video: Burlington Schools – Trading Over Capacity for Under Capacity

The HDSB’s school closure option plans for half or more of schools to be over capacity.

I was inspired to seek public office because I believe, like so many of you, “I can do something about that” on the issues we face. As councilor, my role is to take a stand on what’s best for residents and go to bat for it. Pushback is inevitable from those who don’t have the community’s interests at heart. I will stand with you and for you, to achieve the best interests of our city, without caving to unacceptable compromise in the name of consensus.

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  1. Bob,

    Your missing the the point.
    Central has the most diverse of all the schools. Low income families right up to the people who can afford a million dollar homes. There are people purchasing these homes with kids because of the schools!

    “Often in downtowns where the greatest number of low-income families, single parent families and immigrant families are located. Downtown schools like Burlington Central, are located in business districts that provide access to co-op placements, volunteer hours, and work placements at 430 businesses and several civic centres – which will all be lost if the school is closed”

    Marianne this is a great letter. Thank you for helping guide us through this mess!

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