It's important to note that approximately 95 per cent of the board's revenue is provided directly from the Ministry of Education through the Grants for Student Needs (GSN) funding that is based on enrolment and the specific needs of students in each school board. As such, the majority of school board funding must be used for the purpose that it was granted—e.g. facilities operating costs and salaries. There are, however, areas of the budget where input can be sought.
Before you provide your input, you may choose to refer to the Peel board's Plan for Student Success at www.peelschools.org/PlanforStudentSuccess in an effort to align your ideas with the board's strategic plan, goals and key priorities. Other resources are available at www.peelschools.org/BUDGET.