Janet Steffenhagen

Janet Steffenhagen was the education reporter for the Vancouver Sun for 16 years and is now a freelance writer specializing in education issues.

Green trustee votes with NPA for school board chair

Janet Fraser lost her bid to become chair of the Vancouver school board Wednesday night but, in doing so, demonstrated again that she is the one with clout on the politically divided board. It was...
Vancouver School Board chair Christopher Richardson resigns

Rookie school board chair resigns amid speculation of backroom maneuvers

Although Christopher Richardson has given little explanation for his surprise resignation as chair on Monday, a quick review of the past several days offers clues as to why he stepped aside.