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Category Archives: Politics

An Announcement in Two Parts – Part 2: Let The Talks Begin

I want to talk to everyone. I want to talk to parents, students, teachers, administrators, Trustees, business leaders, politicians, school district employees, community residents, the media, and more. I want to talk to people in the Lower Mainland, throughout British Columbia, across Canada, and internationally.  And I want to share the content of these discussions… Continue Reading

What Is The Purpose of Education?

It was a very interesting day to hear Susan Lambert speak. It was the day teachers throughout British Columbia were voting on whether or not to ratify a new collective agreement, one which fell short of expectations and which merely represented the achievable at this moment in time. While it was a difficult deal for… Continue Reading

When Is One Reopening Clause Better Than Another?

Today will be a historic day in BC public education.  Members of the BC Teachers’ Federation (BCTF) will be voting on whether or not to ratify the tentative agreement their union hammered out with the BC Public School Employers’ Association (BCPSEA) earlier this week. As of about 9:00 p.m. Wednesday evening, the BCTF had shared summary information… Continue Reading