NEWS/ SCHOOLS — “Tired and tattered.”
That’s how teachers on the picket lines were describing themselves Tuesday morning after hearing that a tentative deal has been reached between the B.C. 426 more words
WATCH: Education Minister Peter Fassbender floats the possibility of extending the school year for Grade 12 students. Keith Baldrey explains.
VANCOUVER – There are renewed calls today from the Education Minister for the BCTF to suspend its strike. 233 more words
I’ll say it again. In the dispute with the BCTF, the BC Liberal government is in trouble. During negotiations, the Liberals’ unceasing public pronouncements front-end loaded the ideas of an “affordability zone” and a settlement “consistent with other public sector unions”. 608 more words
TUESDAY MORNING EDITORIAL — When should parents start involving their children in politics, especially the politics of protest?
At least some Kamloops parents are joining the dispute between teachers and the government today, and they’re asking their kids to protest alongside them. 294 more words