Last week’s proposal by the Vancouver School Board’s senior management team to address an estimated $8.52 million budget shortfall was a diligent, but sad, exercise in death by a thousand cuts. 428 more words
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Have you ever struggled to make ends meet?
It’s a terrible feeling when the numbers won’t add up, and you have to make a hard decision about what vital thing to cut from your budget. 426 more words
The B.C. government has made a new third-party appointment to oversee the work of the Vancouver School Board.
Education Minister Peter Fassbender says an independent special advisor will be appointed to review, evaluate and make recommendations aimed at helping the Vancouver School Board to balance its budget, reduce overhead and find administrative efficiencies. 331 more words
Fifteen Vancouver students are about to embark on a journey of a lifetime.
The group of inner-city kids from Britannia Secondary School’s Streetfront alternative program have been training in preparation for their trek up Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest peak, this month. 207 more words
Recently we toured Rowan’s future school, Norma Rose Point. My preconceived notions were not even close to the reality of this school. This is the biggest elementary school I have ever step foot in, perfectly clean, brand new, and nestled near the University of British Columbia’s endowment lands. 277 more words