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Burnaby school finds rock’n’roll the answer

November 22, 2012

The well-to-do can wear jeans full of holes but for a poor boy jeans ripped almost to the crotch and held together by pins and embarrassment are a stigma, not a fashion statement. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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Name sought for Vancouver’s newest school

November 19, 2012
Name sought for Vancouver’s newest school

The Vancouver board of education is holding a contest to name its newest school. Global TV BC News

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New Westminster parent group asks province to intervene with debt-ridden school board

November 18, 2012

Parents at New Westminster secondary school have expressed non-confidence in the board of education following its third deficit in recent years and appealed to the province for immediate intervention. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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New West. parents seek financial review of school district

November 16, 2012
New West. parents seek financial review of school district

Parents of New Westminster Secondary School students say they want the provincial government to review the school district’s finances to determine why the school board keeps running unexpected deficits. CBC | British Columbia News

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Chilliwack school board superintendent recommends scrapping Bible distribution

November 13, 2012

It might not mean the end of Bibles in local public schools, but superintendent Evelyn Novak is recommending the Chilliwack school board scrap a regulation that endorses the distribution of Gideon Youth Testaments to Grade 5 students with parental consent. In a brief report included in the board’s public meeting agenda for today, Novak recommends [...]

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