Elected Trustees: Leonard (1996), Ferris (1999), Orcherton (1999), Loring-Kuhanga (2011), McNally (2011), Nohr (2011), Paynter (2014), Watters (2014), Whiteaker (2014) P. 1 Board meeting / general info P. 2. DPAC Constitution (more interesting than it sounds – each school PAC has its own but they apparently aren’t posted) Voting Day Local Elections October 20, 2018. New rules and info here. I plan to stand for election […]
Category: BC Private School Funding
McNally re Funding Formula letter of support from SD61 Board [did not support in vote] : We needed to have done much more public engagement, ie open houses, focus groups on an issue that very likely will bring significant and profound change. The majority of people I have spoken with have no idea how profile funding will work or what the implications are.
” 80-120 entries in Grade 6 every year. Retention very high for late French Immersion students – almost none leave the program.”
H. New Business / Notices of Motion: Develop a Policy Re Classroom Pets H.1 New Business McNally: That the Board direct the Policy Sub-Committee to develop Policy in regard to animals kept as “classroom pets”, and that the Committee take into account consider the BCSPCA’s statement on animals in classrooms and the possibility that classroom pets […]
District Strategic Plan here. Sticky post: Motions and Trustee Voting Records January 2012 – December 2017. Motions may be shortened but retain essential information. P 1 : Board Meeting P 2: PACs, DPACs, BCCPAC Board Meeting January 8 / 18 Chair: Loring-Kuhanga Present: Ferris (first elected 1999), Leonard (1996), Loring-Kuhanga (2011), McNally (2011), Nohr (2011), Orcherton (1999), Paynter (2014), Watters (2014), Whiteaker (2014) […]
http://www.timescolonist.com/news/local/brookes-westshore-private-academy-breaks-ground-in-colwood-1.21473991 (Article on P2 below if link doesn’t get you there.) It’s so frustrating to read yet again that tired straw-man trope that does a deep disservice to BC’s excellent system of public education, “regurgitation of facts”. It’s been a very long time since fact give-back (let’s avoid the “regurgitation” imagery) was central to public […]
(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 […]