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They say the minister accused them of creating a toxic work environment.
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The province's education minister said he has lost confidence in the board.
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John Horgan didn't hold back while questioning Premier Christy Clark on a rather puzzling $150k donation, that ended up indirectly benefitting her brother. A donation that appears to have no paper trail, policy, or even a record that the request for the donation was ever made.
There is absolutely no benefit to students to have full-to-the-brim classrooms; if there is why do private schools advertise small class sizes for a better learning environment?
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The report also said there are more than 10,000 empty classroom seats in Vancouver schools.
VANCOUVER - The Vancouver School Board is calling on the B.C. government to reverse a decision that will abolish funding for some adult students.Adults who have graduated from high school but want to...
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To be a candidate who actually gets elected, I also have to be unique. As far as I know, I'm the only candidate that's marketing by getting matches on the dating apps Tinder, Grindr, and Scruff. I figure these are some of the best places to meet people these days. I go where my peers are and use the technology designed to connect us.
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A group of parents have a filed a petition in BC Supreme Court seeking to overturn a controversial Vancouver school board policy that provides supports for transgender students. Passed by the VSB thi...
Vancouver School Board trustees have adopted a controversial update to school policy that will provide supports for transgender students. After a lively debate packed with parents, both for and agains...
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Vancouver mother Fiona Chen knew her daughter was different, almost as soon as she could express herself. "From age three she refused to wear dresses...there were so many beautiful dresses that I had to give away," said Chen with a laugh. But it was the start of a difficult journey.
As a parent, I am just. So. Tired. When my daughter began school in 2011, we spent a year of uncertainty as job action took place and the threat of strikes loomed. Both sides dug in and, it seemed, no end was in sight. Three years later and, frustratingly, not much has changed.
The Vancouver School Board got a mixed reception to plans to change its sexual orientation and gender identity policy at a packed public meeting Wednesday night. Dozens of students and parents filled...
The dialogue on pot is too preachy, according to an educational film from the University of British Columbia (UBC) -- and its filmmakers want to change it. The 29-minute film, called "Cycles," follows...
The Vancouver School Board is considering a draft social media policy that would ban teachers from requesting or accepting students as "friends" on social media sites for non-educational purposes. Bo...
Vancouver School Board trustees passed a motion last night to try and influence how the media in B.C. reports on suicides. They want all media in the province to follow international guidelines, esta...
The Fraser Institute says demand for spaces in independent schools in the Lower Mainland is rising faster than they can expand and vacant public schools should be opened up to meet the growing demand....
About seven per cent of Vancouver high school students are late for school or skip out of their first class of the day, but still make it to the second period, according to Vancouver School Board data...
VANCOUVER - An American group opposed to same-sex marriage is fanning the flames in a controversy around an anti-bullying booklet put out by Vancouver's School Board.The head of Vancouver's School Boa...