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New holiday proposed for Vancouver schools

According to the information from Globalnews, if Vancouver School Board (VSB) adopts the new holiday proposal, students in Vancouver could have an entire week off in November. 150 more words

School districts grapple with budget shortfalls

School districts are warning parents to brace for changes as they work to deal with budget shortfalls.

Options on the table include job cuts and eliminating certain programs. 152 more words

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Vancouver schools embrace composting

Every school in Vancouver will have a composting program by the end of the year, according to the Vancouver School Board.

The board announced Monday that it is implementing a large-scale organic waste composting program across the entire district of 110 schools after the successful completion of a pilot project at eight sites. 208 more words

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Metro Vancouver school boards feel the funding squeeze

When Vancouver school board chair Patti Bacchus recently opened her computer, she was flooded with tweets, emails and messages about the potential classroom cuts schools are facing this year. 481 more words

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SPEAK UP IN SUPPORT OF MUSIC EDUCATION!

SPEAK UP IN SUPPORT OF MUSIC EDUCATION!

JOIN the Twitter campaign #InvestInVanKids
FOLLOW  #RallyNOMusicEducationCuts https://twitter.com/susanopera
WRITE a letter to Premier Christy Clark
ATTEND the VSB Public Budget Meeting at 7 p.m., April 15… 417 more words

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VSB proposes to cut band program

Vancouver School Board (VSB) is proposing to cut band program, as it attempts to balance its operating budget for the 2014/2015 school year, according to the information from Metronews. 138 more words

Band program on chopping block in Vancouver school board budget

Play a swan song for elementary student bands, West End adult education and fresh paint in classrooms.

These are a few of the programs on the chopping block in the Vancouver Board of Education’s preliminary operating budget for the 2014/2015 school year as it attempts to balance its budget. 324 more words

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