School Councils: Overview

Vania SakelarisChair, Mowat School Council, January 2017

Evolution of Councils in Ontario

Research on parental involvement in a child’s education has been shown to have a significant effect on his or her achievement “Parental involvement is one of the most significant factors contributing to a child’s success in school. When parents are involved in their children’s education, the level of student achievement increases. Students attend school more regularly, they complete more homework in a consistent manner, and demonstrate more positive attitudes towards school.They are also more likely to complete high school”… read more