Talmud Torah School is an Alternative program within EPSB. Section 19 of the Education Act defines alternative programs as education programs that emphasize a particular language, culture, religion, or subject matter or use a particular teaching philosophy.
Societies affiliated with alternative schools are encouraged to provide advice and input to school administrators, central services, and EPSB on matters related to the program as a whole. Consultation can occur in both formal and informal ways, i.e. meetings, phone calls, committee involvement, involvement with interviews, etc. Areas in which EPSB and the Society may consult include:
Under section 19 of the Education Act, Societies may also charge fees related to the delivery of their alternative programs.