separate school

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separate school

(in Canada) a school for a large religious minority financed by its rates and administered by its own school board but under the authority of the provincial department of education
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Walloons and Flemings supported Catholic schools when these were available under a dual confessional or separate school system.
Another school in the Dufferin-Peel Roman Catholic Separate School System, Father Michael Goetz Secondary School, has also begun using CCTV.
In 1971 Premier William Davis responded negatively to the brief of the Ontario Separate School Trustees Association (OSSTA, now named the Ontario Catholic School Trustees' Association, OCSTA) arguing for extension/completion of the separate school system to the end of high school.
A number of developments in the 1960s convinced Ontario's Catholic educational leaders that the timing was right to ask the provincial government to extend the separate school system to the end of high school.
Anybody with a passing knowledge of the Separate school system knows that while there are solidly Catholic teachers in the schools many teachers routinely live together, use contraceptives, ignore the Sacraments and dispute or detest Papal teaching.
Non-Catholic historians, some of whom are detractors of the separate school system, retort that Power was a moderate who did not place much stock in separate schools, even to the extent that he was willing to become the chair of the first School Board governing the colony's Common Schools.
Essays by Sheila Andrew and Elizabeth McGahan show how women religious in New Brunswick, especially the Sisters of Charity of the Immaculate Conception, helped preserve French language and culture and carve out a de facto separate school system within the public system.
Even before 1871, when British Columbia entered Confederation, it had rejected the notion of establishing a separate school system.
The hero of Ontario separate school system financial parity and completion is no stranger to long-time readers of Catholic Insight.
The honour of being the first religious to teach (early in 1848) in what became the vast Separate School system of Ontario, belongs to Sister Gertrude Fleming.
While he was teaching public school in Cornerbrook, Newfoundland, family legend has it that a novice nun from the competing separate school system was sent to spy on him; and was so impressed with what she saw that she, Anne Roche, left her convent and married him.
He allowed the abandonment of the separate school system during the 1970s, and in 1971, the archdiocese turned Saint Mary's over to a secular board.

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