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Vancouver school staff to pay for parking at work starting this fall

WATCH: Teachers and staff at the Vancouver School district are among the latest to find out they’ll have to pay to park at work. Asa Rehman reports. 148 more words


Vancouver School Board’s budget cuts will hurt vulnerable students most

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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Why does the B.C. government have such a hate-on for our school boards?

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

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Newly appointed auditor to oversee Vancouver School Board

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


Vancouver students prepare for climb of their lives

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


VSB facing $14.77-million shortfall

The Vancouver School Board’s shortfall for the upcoming budget year is now  sitting at $14.77 million.
The amount was arrived at after a long and, at times, heated discussion, trustee Patti Bacchus said. 232 more words

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Norma Rose Point School

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