Opinion

Do we need school dress codes?

The dress code debate seems to come around each year with the warm weather. What’s it really about?

Christy Clark made education a key election issue — finally!

In the 2009 and 2013 election campaigns education was rarely mentioned in debates or in news coverage. This election is different.

Adult education — the school of second chances needs another chance

Government cuts are slamming the door on adults who need to upgrade their high-school credits to get into post-secondary programs

BC government action needed to protect privacy of student data

B.C. teachers are calling on government and school boards to take steps to protect student privacy and support teachers’ use of digital reporting tools

B.C. budget includes more education funding but most of it will go to complying with Supreme Court of Canada teachers' decision

Vancouver parents hoping to see a reversal of cuts to classrooms may be disappointed despite increased education funding in the B.C. budget. Patti Bacchus explains why.

Students struggle to access post-secondary programs due to adult education cuts

Government cuts to adult education funding mean fewer students can access the courses they need to access post-secondary programs.