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Police surround elementary school in Vancouver after disturbing call

Police surrounded an elementary school in Vancouver earlier this afternoon after a man ran into the school claiming he was being chased by another man with a gun. 142 more words


External investigation finds evidence of 'toxic work environment' at VSB

An external investigation has found evidence of a “toxic work environment” within the Vancouver School Board (VSB).

In September, Global News broke the story about allegations that some VSB trustees were bullying senior management, prompting two separate investigations. 633 more words


Vancouver kindergarten intake draws delayed pending outcome of talks between province and BCTF

The Vancouver School Board (VSB) is delaying kindergarten intake draws as it waits for direction from the provincial government about the outcome of talks regarding the Supreme Court of Canada decision to restore class size and composition language. 211 more words


Take The Sports Out Of BC Schools

British Columbia’s schools are facing a new curriculum, but the same old problems remain and will remain.  The perennial complaint about schools being underfunded and teachers underpaid will be present no matter the reform. 648 more words


Vancouver School Board audits say trustees 'ineffective'

A special adviser’s report looking into the actions of the Vancouver School Board says problems within the board stemmed from some trustees prioritizing their political agendas, rather than stewardship of the district. 652 more words


Vancouver School Board trustees demand apology from education minister

Four former Vancouver School Board (VSB) trustees are suggesting they may go to court, alleging Education Minister Mike Bernier defamed them.

The Vision Vancouver trustees are demanding Bernier and the president of the B.C. 169 more words


Fired trustees say education minister defamed them

VANCOUVER – Four fired members of the Vancouver School Board are demanding a retraction and an apology from British Columbia’s education minister, saying he made defamatory statements about them. 156 more words