Fondation de lutte au décrochage scolaire

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Mission

The goal of the Fondation de lutte au décrochage scolaire (FLDS) is to contribute to the school perseverance of young Montrealers.

History

1990: The Fondation du Conseil scolaire de l’île de Montréal is established by partners from the education and business sectors dedicated to promoting the development of our economy and society.

2003: The Fondation du Conseil scolaire de l’île de Montréal becomes the Fondation de lutte au décrochage scolaire.

2004: The Fondation and the Table des partenaires pour la persévérance scolaire à Montréal establish the Carrefour de lutte au décrochage scolaire.

2009: The Table des partenaires and the Carrefour merge to become Montreal Hooked on School.

Accomplishments

Over the past few years, the funds collected by the foundation have:

  • supported certain activities carried out by Montreal Hooked on School
  • supported, in memory of Mr. Francis Culée, projects carried out by and for young people to contribute to the school perseverance and educational success of Montreal students
  • supported the conduct of the Survey of Quebecers aged 18–34 who have dropped out, considered dropping out, or re-engaged with school, in collaboration with the Desjardins Foundation
  • funded scholarships recognizing school perseverance for students in the five Island of Montreal school boards who, despite difficult circumstances, have restarted or successfully continued their high school studies