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Today’s email included the following links:

Negotiations News
BC Teachers’ reps to meet with MLAs
February 16, 2012 – Castanet.net
New special-needs cash can’t outweigh loss of teachers’ bargaining rights
February 16, 2012 – The Globe and Mail

Provincial
Trustees add 3 academies
February 17, 2012 – Delta Optimist
Minister challenged to visit ‘needy’ district
February 17, 2012 – Burnaby Now
Student waiting list plagues downtown school
February 17, 2012 – Vancouver Courier
District talks about charging students to ride school buses
February 17, 2012 – Canada.com
Former trustee supports findings
February 17, 2012 – The Record
Teacher charged in case of child luring
February 17, 2012 – Nanaimo Daily News
Chief checks out First Nations education
February 17, 2012 – Cowichan Valley Citizen
Trustees split on including grades in new school talks
February 17, 2012 – Cowichan Valley Citizen
Rankings, report flawed
February 17, 2012 – Squamish Chief
School-board votes should be recorded, former trustee says
February 16, 2012 – Times Colonist
School Act legislation leaves no one satisfied
February 16, 2012 – Times Colonist
Bullies should be curbed
February 16, 2012 – Times Colonist
School district seeks $12,000 from tile supplier
February 16, 2012 – Kamloops News
FOI about government action on anti-bullying comes up empty
February 16, 2012 – Xtra | Canada’s Gay & Lesbian News
Vancouver students take part in global anti-bullying video
February 16, 2012 – The Province
More heartbreak at Delta’s Burnsview Secondary school
February 16, 2012 – Delta Optimist

National
updatedQuebec students must take ethics-religion course
February 17, 2012 – CBC Sudbury – CBC.ca
Equality is no religion in public schools
February 16, 2012 – Ottawa Sun
Why inequality is growing in public schools
February 16, 2012 – The Globe and Mail
Education: It’s about our kids’ minds – is this where we want pinch pennies?
February 16, 2012 – London Free Press
Budget may give more for aboriginal education
February 16, 2012 – Metro – Vancouver
Colleges decry proposal to stop degree programs
February 16, 2012 – Ottawa Citizen

Newspaper Blogs
Parent hit with $1,385 bill for school FOI request
February 16, 2012 – Vancouver Sun – Blogs
Overproduction of teachers in Ontario and B.C.
February 16, 2012 – Vancouver Sun – Blogs
Simple meditation helps students concentrate: researcher
February 16, 2012 – Vancouver Sun – Blogs
An argument against $$ for smaller classes
February 16, 2012 – Vancouver Sun – Blogs

 

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