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Trustee calls for Vancouver school to be renamed after Chinese-Canadian leader

A Vancouver School Board (VSB) trustee wants to see the city’s newest school renamed in honour of a historic Chinese-Canadian leader.

Allan Wong is taking a motion calling for Crosstown Elementary to be renamed after Won Alexander Cumyow to the board next week. 423 more words

Canada

The Vancouver School Board is changing how it's covered by media

The Vancouver School Board (VSB) is becoming a little stricter about who is allowed to sit at its media table.

Photos of a sign have appeared on social media showing the seats are restricted to “accredited media only” and that photos can only be taken from the public gallery. 211 more words

Education

Vancouver School Board says sorry over rejected Hanukkah decorations at west side school

The Vancouver School Board (VSB) is saying sorry to students and parents of a west side elementary school who were blocked from putting up Hanukkah decorations. 218 more words

News

Vancouver School Board announces new superintendent

The Vancouver School Board has announced it has a new superintendent of schools.

Board Chair Janet Fraser says she’s looking forward to working with Suzanne Hoffman. 190 more words

Education

Janet Fraser elected as Vancouver School Board chair

The Vancouver School Board (VSB) chose Janet Fraser as its new chairperson during the board’s first official meeting Monday night.

The Green candidate was first elected as a VSB trustee in 2014 and was… 208 more words

Education

Sir William Macdonald elementary renamed after 2-year consultation

After 33 submissions and years of consultations, an East Vancouver School has a new name.

Sir William Macdonald Elementary School on East Hastings Street and Victoria Drive will be renamed to Xpey’ elementary – the Musqueam word for cedar cove or cedar. 119 more words

News

Candidates for VSB chair could include Greens' Janet Fraser and NPA's Lisa Dominato

Names are already beginning to surface for the position of chair of the Vancouver School Board (VSB) less than a week after voters elected a new slate of trustees. 289 more words

Politics