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Education minister says VSB more into 'playing politics' rather than education

A full review and forensic audit of the Vancouver School Board will be launched following the board’s decision Wednesday night to reject a Ministry of Education proposal… 519 more words


July 2016 issue of RCC News is here

This issue of the Renfrew-Collingwood Community News is full of the many wonderful people, events and programs happening in our neighbourhood!

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Loretta Houben

Things that make you go Hmmmmm, Mike Bernier vs VSB edition

The ongoing friction between school boards vs.  Education Minister Mike Bernier heated up yesterday,thanks to this: https://news.gov.bc.ca/releases/2016EDUC0063-001189

“I am disappointed that the Vancouver School Board chose to go against the School Act by failing to adopt a balanced budget.

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Laila Yuile

Vancouver School Board rejects province's proposal to address funding shortfall

The Vancouver School Board has rejected a Ministry of Education proposal to partially address the board’s $21.8-million shortfall by selling the Kingsgate Mall.

The board, which owns the land the mall sits on, rejected the plan, saying it “did not include any additional provincial funding.” 190 more words


Despite development plans, Vancouver east-side area hit hard by possible school closures

Vancouver — Parents, students and staff in a yellow-frame building at Carleton elementary school on Kingsway said goodbye Tuesday to the building that had been their home. 874 more words

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Vancouver School Board chair wants province to examine education system

After the ongoing controversy over closing schools the chair of the Vancouver School Board is now calling on the provincial government to completely reexamine B.C.’s education system. 146 more words


Vancouver School Board lists 12 schools for potential closure

The Vancouver School Board announced this afternoon that six elementary schools, four annexes and two high schools, 12 in total, could potentially close in the city. 397 more words