The good and bad of U-Pass

I think the general impression of the U-Pass is a positive one.  Who could argue with giving post-secondary students cheaper access to transit?  Not many.  I personally would love it if I were a student.  I wish I had something similar for work.  [There is the Commuter Pass for some companies, but my workplace is too small for that and doesn’t qualify.] So what could … Continue reading The good and bad of U-Pass

East-side students going to west-side schools?

A public school system going private: Choice of venue leads to decreasing enrolment east of Main Street. Pete McMartin has echoed what I have thought for a long time. So, if you are an east-side parent and your perception, for whatever reason, is that west-side schools have better teachers, or provide environments more conducive to excellence, or are less encumbered by ESL classes, or are … Continue reading East-side students going to west-side schools?