It's, first, antidemocratic for the province to be able to appoint whoever they want to supplant the duly-elected board members. But, second, and worse, it ignores the real problem: namely, that schools need more money in order to actually produce well-educated people. Appointing an overseer and forcing the board into compliance just misses the point completely. Here's the reductions that the appointee is going to phase in:
Instead, proposed reductions to busing, high school teachers, special education, literacy supports, caretakers and secretaries would be phased in over the next two school years.