The students, teachers, parents and school staff have a expressed a number of grievances against Philippe Couillard's government, including:
- Removal of limits on class size.
- Removal of the weighting system for special-needs students.
- Funding cuts for resources teachers that would see four full-time positions cut.
- Possible funding cuts to after-school homework program.
The group organizing the protests said it will hold weekly demonstrations every Friday morning.