Vancouver School Board

Protesting education cuts

Lord Byng student Abdeslam Boubia  wants to send a message to the provincial government that cutting money for schools isn't acceptable.  "I don't want to go through a school system that's...

Read-in at Tyee School protests provincial budget cuts in education

Schools are under threat of losing important staff due to provincial budget cuts. More cut backs to libraries and librarians would be yet another blow to the already besieged public education system,

The parable of the Vancouver Board of Education's special advisor

There once was a man who kept his yard full of hundreds of well-groomed trees. He was very fond of his trees, watering and pruning them with care as the seasons changed. One day he received a...

Extensive Vancouver School education cuts proposed: parents gather to protest

Parents Protest Education Cuts: Parents are demanding Liberals increase school funding across the province. Several hundred people packed a rally Sunday, April 18 at John Oliver Secondary School to...

City of Vancouver celebrates Earth Day with launch of residential food scraps collection

The goal of the city's new food scrap composting program is to reduce garbage by 35%, Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson said at a press conference outside City Hall this morning. The city's residential

VSB chair Patti Bacchus calls on parents to ask MLAs for more money for Vancouver schools

"I cannot overstate how difficult it will be to make up this $18.12 million dollar funding shortfall," Patti Bacchus, Vancouver School Board chairman said in an email yesterday. "The VSB has already m