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Yearly Archives: 2014

Satisfaction survey seeks parent views of B.C. schoolsJanuary 14, 2014

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  Are you satisfied with your child’s school? If you have a student in Grades 3-4, 7, 10 or 12, the Education Ministry wants to hear from you. The annual...

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Teacher who scolded a student in public faces discipline hearingJanuary 10, 2014

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  The conduct of a teacher who reprimanded a student during a public meeting in 2011 will be reviewed later this month by the B.C. Teacher Regulation Branch (TRB). A...

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Chilliwack shop teacher quits over safety concernsJanuary 10, 2014

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  Class composition is generally more of a concern in B.C. public schools than class size. The difficulties for teachers with classes that include four or more special-needs students but...

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BCTF’s continuing concern about class compositionJanuary 9, 2014

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  The B.C. Teachers' Federation (BCTF) issued a warning this week about an increase this year in the number of K-12 classes with four or more special-needs students. The number...

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Parents petition for changes in math educationJanuary 8, 2014

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  There’s been a lot of online discussion recently about math instruction in Canadian schools, and petitions seeking change are now circulating in B.C., Alberta and Ontario. Tara Houle, the...

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Standardized tests in reading, writing and math begin in JanuaryJanuary 6, 2014

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  Despite a decade-long controversy, B.C.'s standardized tests in reading, writing and math – known as the Foundation Skills Assessment (FSA) – are to begin next week in Grades 4...

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Report cards and letter grades losing favourJanuary 2, 2014

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  Schools around the province are rethinking the way they report student performance. Some are moving away from report cards with letter grades, arguing that As, Bs, Cs and Ds...

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