Can B.C. climb back to the education mountaintop?

For almost 20 years, the government has been at war with the teaching profession. New contract talks can change that

Can B.C. climb back to the education mountaintop?
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For almost 20 years, the government has been at war with the teaching profession. New contract talks can change that

White privilege or simply elite posturing?

Creating a society in which everything is viewed in terms of race will divide our nation and breed resentment

White privilege or simply elite posturing?
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Creating a society in which everything is viewed in terms of race will divide our nation and breed resentment

Spending on B.C. public schools up despite dwindling enrolment

Per-student spending is up, flying in the face of claims that education funding has been slashed or that B.C. schools are starved for resources

Spending on B.C. public schools up despite dwindling enrolment
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Per-student spending is up, flying in the face of claims that education funding has been slashed or that B.C. schools are starved for resources

B.C. government: public transit too risky for children

By sending his children to school on public transit in Vancouver, Adrian Cook ran afoul of the provincial government's nanny state mentality

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By sending his children to school on public transit in Vancouver, Adrian Cook ran afoul of the provincial government’s nanny state mentality

B.C. government wants to fix a school system that isn’t broken

B.C. students lead Canada in student performance in several areas while keeping per-student costs in public schools among the lowest in the country

B.C. government wants to fix a school system that isn’t broken
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B.C. students lead Canada in student performance in several areas while keeping per-student costs in public schools among the lowest in the country

The shift away from public schools in B.C.

B.C. policy-makers would be wise to take note that independent school enrolment is increasing and public school numbers are down

The shift away from public schools in B.C.
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B.C. policy-makers would be wise to take note that independent school enrolment is increasing and public school numbers are down

Misconceptions threaten funding for B.C. independent schools

Removing partial public funding for independent schools based on a series of misconceptions does nothing to improve education

Misconceptions threaten funding for B.C. independent schools
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EISEN, MACLEOD: Removing partial public funding for independent schools based on a series of misconceptions does nothing to improve education

Independent schools offer choice and quality, not elitism

Discussions about B.C.'s vibrant independent education community should focus on what those schools offer families, not on ill-informed stereotypes

Independent schools offer choice and quality, not elitism
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CLEMENS, PARVANI: Discussions about B.C.’s vibrant independent education community should focus on what those schools offer families, not on ill-informed stereotypes

B.C. tech sector held back by skills shortage

There is a growing mismatch between those still out of work and the vacancies that many employers desperately seek to fill

B.C. tech sector held back by skills shortage
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KUNIN: There is a growing mismatch between those still out of work and the vacancies that many employers desperately seek to fill

An education system’s journey to inclusion

One B.C. school district is making huge strides in embracing First Nations culture – and improving outcomes for all students

An education system’s journey to inclusion
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CHIDIAC: One B.C. school district is making huge strides in embracing First Nations culture – and improving outcomes for all students