Advocacy Reports and Documents

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CPF Ontario Transportation Statistics, April 2018

CPF Ontario’s Submission to the Ministry’s Transportation Consultation, March 2018

Sample Briefs/Submissions

CPF Chapter submission to school board on transportation review

To Trillium District School Board, Ontario – Bus Them and They Will Come

Busing and Transportation Assistance Issue

CPF Ontario’s response to the February 6, 2017 Globe & Mail article on the Supply and Recruitment of French Second Language (FSL) Teachers in Ontario

CPF Ontario’s response

CPF Ontario’s Response to the “Great to Excellent” Consultation by the Ministry of Education

In late 2013, the Ontario Ministry of Education asked organizations with an interest in education for their input on the future direction of Ontario’s Education.

You can read our response directly on our website, or download our answers as a PDF document.

You can also download the final report that the Ministry received after its provincial consultation: Great to Excellent: Launching the Next Stage of Ontario’s Education Agenda.


Capping French Immersion Programs


Toronto District School Board (TDSB)

Survey and Public Consultations on TDSB FSL Program Review

The TDSB recently announced their plan to review all French Second Language programs and will have an online survey open to students, parents, educators and community members as well as public consultations. This review will focus on the current status of all French programs, including the structure, content of the teaching and learning, and policies and procedures related to French.  For more information click here. Share your feedback on FSL programs at the TDSB to ensure the best programs for student! Please read CPF Ontario’s recent delegation to the TDSB Committee on the upcoming FSL program review. See additional document below.

Review, Renew, Strengthen FSL: CPF ON Oral Remarks, Planning and Priorities Committee, TDSB, April 2018

Ottawa Carleton District School Board

January 2016 OPEN LETTER to OCDSB Trustees
RE: Proposed Changes to French Instruction for Kindergarten and Primary Early French Immersion

October 2015, Open Letter to Parents and Teachers of the Ottawa-Carleton District School Board in response to the proposed changes to French Instruction for Kindergarten and Primary Early French Immersion

Halton District School Board

Open Letter to HDSB, November 2013, in response to their report 13150, November 2013

Case for EFI, Joseph Dicks, Second Language Research Institute of Canada, Sept 2008

Collision of Culture, Values and Education Policy, Scrapping EFI in NB, Max Cooke, CAE, 2010

Hours of French Instruction Graph re Grades K-8, 2011-12

Optimal Entry Point for FI, Joan Netten, University of Moncton Revue, 2007

Letter to HDSB Trustees from CPF, November 2013

Upper Grand District School Board

PowerPoint presentation: Proposed-changes-to-the-FSL-program-in-Upper-Grand-DSB


Including Students with Special Education Needs in French as a Second Language Programs: A Guide for Ontario Schools

Strategy in Special Education for French Immersion and Extended French Students CPF Ontario

Is Immersion Right for Students with Academic Challenges? Fred Genesee, PhD, in The State of French Second-Language Education in Canada 2008, Canadian Parents for French, pages 12-13.

Diversity in French Immersion Information for education professionals, consultants and specialists – Alberta Education.

Inclusion of Students with Diverse Needs in French Immersion SchoolsWhat School Administrators Need to Know – Alberta Education.

Diversity in French Immersion Classrooms A Quick Inclusion Guide for Teachers – Alberta Education.

Inclusive practice in French immersionMartine Pellerin, PhD, 2009.

Allophone Students

Opening the Doors to Official-Language Learning for Allophones Callie Mady, PhD

State of French-Second-Language Education in Canada 2010 see pages 5 – 9 for information on Allophones and FSL programs

Advocacy Letters

Press Release – “Halton Catholic Kids Deserve French Too!” by Yvette Alonso

Open letter to the Honourable Kelly Lamrock, Minister of Education, Province of New Brunswick

Letter to school council chairs York Region District School Board, Ontario

PowerPoint presentation to School Councils

Sample letter to a Minister of Education from a Chapter President

Sample letter from a Branch President to the Minister on the same issue

Sharing ideas and experiences- letter to parents in a BC chapter re experiences with transportation in Ontario

Sample Letter to YRDSB Trustees

Research & Reports

CPF Ontario Transportation Study 2001

CPF Ontario Transportation Study 2008

Ministries of Education Policies

Provincial Ministries that have policies on equitable access (review pages 10-12)

Technical Paper – Funding Formulas

Ministry Memos and Other Documentation

School Board Funding Projections – Ontario

Funding (Ontario Ministry Memo) (Pages 7 and 8 deal with transportation)

Transportation (Ontario Ministry Memo)


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