Rural report

A B.C. parent is accusing the provincial government of hiding a review on rural education from the public after the Ministry of Education refused to release any information about it.

In 2016, the government embarked on a “Status Check on Rural Education.” The review traveled the province and solicited online feedback in order to “paint the picture of rural education as it exists today.”

Trudy Klassen took part as a representative for Salmon Valley, a small Northern B.C. community near Prince George, that lost its elementary school in 2010.


School board, MLA want rural education report released

School District No. 67 trustees are joining a call across the province for the release of a report on the state of rural schools in B.C.

At the Feb. 26 meeting the board voted unanimously to pen a letter to the Minister of Education requesting the release of the results from the rural and remote education review completed by Boundary-Similkameen MLA Linda Larson.

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