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Don’t give rewards for good marks, professor tells parentsDecember 12, 2014

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A UBC education professor has some advice for parents who are reviewing their children’s report cards this month:  Don’t over-react, don’t take them at face value and don’t offer rewards...

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Vancouver school board selects new chair, ousts Patti BacchusDecember 9, 2014

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Although she topped the polls during the Vancouver school board election last month, Patti Bacchus was unable to muster sufficient support at the board table Monday night to continue as...

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Court ruling sends message to BC school districts about their liabilityDecember 2, 2014

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B.C.’s highest court delivered a strong message this week to school districts about their liability when students are injured on school grounds. The Court of Appeal upheld a lower court...

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Follow-up to Q & A session with Minister Fassbender at the 2014 Spring ConferenceDecember 1, 2014

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A follow-up letter from Minister Fassbender regarding outstanding questions that had been posed at the 2014 BCCPAC Spring Conference. Letter from Minister Fassbender

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Regional reports compare adolescent health around B.C.December 1, 2014

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The McCreary Centre Society is a non-governmental organization that conducts adolescent health surveys every few years in B.C. schools. The last survey, in 2013, sampled almost 30,000 students in Grades...

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Communications and the Media: Tips for ParentsNovember 27, 2014

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Stay current, and get to know your local media representatives. That was among many tips that communications expert Don MacLachlan offered to parents attending the BCCPAC fall leadership conference last...

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Parental satisfaction with schools has dipped, survey suggestsNovember 25, 2014

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Parental satisfaction with student achievement in B.C. public schools has slipped, according to an annual survey conducted for the Ministry of Education. Asked during the 2013-14 school year if they...

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School district creates endowment fund to support public educationNovember 20, 2014

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West Vancouver school district has created an endowment fund to better support its 17 schools at a time when provincial dollars are tight. The fund, approved Tuesday at the final...

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B.C.’s new school trusteesNovember 17, 2014

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Here are some highlights from school trustee elections Saturday: PARENT LEADERS TAKE THE REINS Several well-known parent leaders are now school trustees. Former BCCPAC president Ann Whiteaker topped the polls...

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Don’t forget to vote for school trustees – Nov. 15November 9, 2014

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Parents wondering which school-trustee hopefuls deserve their vote on Saturday still have time to ask questions of candidates, and several BCCPAC resolutions might assist with that conversation. The organization has...

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