Tag: public education

Recommended motion (recommended by the Committee): TTB accept the recommendations of the Student Registration and Transfer Ad Hoc Committee.
Proposed new enrolment protocol for a school: 1. re-enrolling student 2. catchment sibling 3. new catchment child 4. non catchment sibling 5. non catchment child 6. non school district child . / One parent speaker: Changing schools can lead to psychosis.

“There certainly are benefits to having international students in our public schools. The program provides an increase in revenue and the potential for positive cultural exchange. It is obviously a high quality program that has received a great deal of attention and resources.But I would like to dig a little deeper than that. What does the international program in our schools actually look like on the ground?”

This was  Town Hall #1, an initiative of Jaya Scott, Student Rep to the Board.The Esquimalt High School auditorium was full, and the discussion afterward was lively! SD61 has an active, articulate and engaged student body, with the  Representative Advisory Council of Students being notable examples. This Council came about after my motion of October […]