How Does The Toronto District School Board Deal With Diversity? Introduction The Toronto District School Board (TDSB), one of the largest educational institutions in the country, has taken a directed approach to mitigating challenges related to diversity, namely racialization, privilege, marginalization and discrimination. For the City of Toronto, diversity remains one of the single largest issues to address, due to the fact that, as Dei (2003) notes, within Toronto’s public high school system, “over one-third of students are born in approximately 174 countries outside of Canada; over 52% of high school students and 47% of elementary school students speak a mother tongue other than English” (p. 2). Although the TDSB has strategies in place...The end:
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