Victoria Confederation of Parent Advisory Councils

Highlights from the BCCPAC annual general meetingMay 7, 2015

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Support for sweeping change in B.C. public schools was the highlight of the BCCPAC annual general meeting last weekend, president Nicole Makohoniuk said. Delegates approved a resolution, proposed by the...

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Parents should be informed about problem behaviour, Victoria group saysMay 24, 2014

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Schools should inform parents whenever students are ordered out of the classroom as punishment. That’s a position that the Victoria Confederation of Parent Advisory Councils (VCPAC) will promote next weekend...

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Victoria parents call for changes to K-12 funding formulaApril 11, 2014

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School  trustees are facing difficult decisions this month as they try to balance next year’s budgets. Vancouver district, for example, is wrestling with a $12.34-million shortfall and has proposed wide-ranging...

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Parent group wants to limit use of seclusion and restraints to control studentsApril 3, 2014

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A report last fall decried the use of restraints and seclusion to discipline young students in B.C. schools. Published by Inclusion BC, the report called for an end to such...

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Teach students about residential schools, parent group urgesMarch 31, 2014

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British Columbia must make a greater effort to teach students about the aboriginal residential school experience, says the Victoria Confederation of Parent Advisory Councils (VCPAC). With that in mind, the...

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Class composition not an issue for bargaining, parent group saysMarch 13, 2014

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Class composition should not be bargained during teacher contract talks because it is not a working condition, says the Victoria Confederation of Parent Advisory Councils (VCPAC). Furthermore, any agreement on...

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Wi-Fi recommendations from Victoria parent groupNovember 1, 2013

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  The use of Wi-Fi and other wireless technologies in schools continues to be a sensitive issue in some parts of the province. But results from a recent survey by...

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Survey suggests one in five Victoria parents anxious about Wi-Fi (UPDATED)October 28, 2013

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  UPDATE, Oct. 31: The Victoria Confederation of Parent Advisory Councils is asking the Greater Victoria school district to end its moratorium on wireless technologies in elementary schools, the Times...

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