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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.
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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

VSB using BCTF-court settlement funds to avert big budget cuts next year

The VSB was expected to be at least $15 million short for next year’s budget, but thanks to the BCTF court win and elected board’s past decisions, it’s getting more money and fewer cuts.

VSB gets biggest piece of the BCTF court settlement fund

Patti Bacchus hopes it's enough to prevent more cuts.
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