Month: June 2016

I did not attend this meeting as it was the same night as the “Choices” temporary shelter community meeting at the View Royal Town Hall. BC Housing wants to add spaces to bring the shelter residents number to 80. There have been no problems expressed by Eagleview school administration, or by the school’s Parent Advisory […]

  The Record Off The Record The Record Off The Record is  my personal record of and  commentary on SD61 Board and  Standing Committee meetings. Official, approved  minutes are on the SD61 website, one  month after the meeting.  Sticky post: Motions and Trustee Voting Records  January 2012 – December 2015 (January – June 2016 to […]

  Dr. Starla Anderson (Ed.D.) is a retired educator who tutors youth and adults with learning disabilities, and lobbies for more support for them in public school Some time ago I helped a middle-aged man learn to write the letters of the alphabet and join them together so that he could write his signature.  In […]

(Published in the Lower Island News, June 2016.) Recently I spoke with a man whose child attends private school here in my city. He did not know that public money subsidizes his child’s small classes, the main reason he placed her there. Public Money Subsidizes Private Schools in BC: Supporting Inequality As the year counts […]