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Horgan keeps his promise to restore adult education funding

Adults who’ve graduated from high school will be able to take fee-free high-school upgrade courses again thanks to B.C.’s new NDP government.
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Teachers say VSB isn’t complying with restored contact language — could lead to September school disruptions

Following the BCTF court win at the Supreme Court of Canada, teachers say the VSB isn’t getting enough funding to hire more teachers

School closures off the table along with Christy Clark’s flip flops

The VSB’s $1.5 billion capital plan request to government all but takes school closures off the table, despite the district being governed by a B.C. Liberal government-appointed trustee

Help wanted for a super (tough) VSB job

With last week’s announcement that the Vancouver School Board’s superintendent is leaving, the preliminary work to find his replacement is already underway.

The “GreenDP” is great news for public education

VO Contributing Education Editor Patti Bacchus on why the NDP and Green party power-sharing agreement is a best-case scenario for B.C.’s public schools

Thoughts on the election and education, French immersion spaces, a little yellow school house, and bans

I don’t know about you, but to me it feels like the election was a lot more than a week ago.

What do the BC election results mean for public education?

A lot of people scratching their heads this morning and wondering what the election results mean. Patti Bacchus, looks at what's in store for public education.

Indigenomics: Raising our understanding, raising our relationships

An interview with recently appointed Senior Advisor to the Federal Finance Minister, Carol Anne Hilton.

NDP education platform is the best of an uninspiring bunch

BC Green Party leader Andrew Weaver lashed out at teachers and critics over the weekend on twitter after reports of testy meetings with teachers and the B.C. Federation of Labour

VSB’s 2017/18 budget plan creates confusion, cuts and parent complaints

The VSB’s budget plan includes questionable plans for the BCTF-settlement funds, a controversial online survey and closing all but one adult education site
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