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Vancouver School Board voting on proposed budget tonight

Faced with looming cuts and a multi-million dollar shortfall, the Vancouver School Board is voting tonight on the proposed budget for next year.

The VSB says it needs more than $27 million, which is $3 million more than they had been warning about just last month. 395 more words

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VSB begins public consultations on budget shortfall

The Vancouver School Board is grappling with a $24-million shortfall, which means teaching jobs, special education programs and music classes could be on the chopping block. 265 more words

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VSB urged to take drastic measures to deal with budget shortfall

Teachers and support staff were among those on hand at a Vancouver School Board meeting Monday night to discuss ways to deal with a $25-million budget shortfall… 261 more words

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Vancouver School Board facing record budget shortfall

B.C.’s biggest school board is once again complaining of a record budget shortfall.

The Vancouver School Board says it need more than $27 million, which is $3 million more than they had been warning about just last month. 167 more words

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VSB to update its aboriginal plan

The Vancouver School Board is set to update its plan for aboriginal students, with specific goals to improve students’ academic success, increase cultural awareness and to increase students’ sense of pride and self-esteem. 413 more words

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VSB shortfall now nearly $28 million

The Vancouver School Board says it is now facing a $27.78-million shortfall, up $3.1 million from their estimate made last month.
The increase is due to a $2.15-million reduction in grants from the province and an increase of $958,000 that the district will have to pay for network technology that is mandated by the province, VSB chairman Mike Lombardi said in an email. 239 more words

B.C. Education Report