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Trustees to “Kick” Around Ideas at Tonight’s Board Meeting

Tuesday, March 3, 2015 @ 8:55 AM

Prince George, B.C. – School trustees in District 57 will meet tonight for the first time since January.school board

The agenda includes a recommendation regarding leaves of absence put forth by the Policy and Governance Committee.

The committee has suggested updating the policy to reflect changes made to the teacher’s collective agreement.

In addition, they’ve also proposed teacher’s be allowed to use their sick leave to take care of family members who are sick and to attend medical appointments.

The Board is also expected to discuss the ramifications of last month’s provincial budget which will require Boards of Education to reduce spending on administration and related services by a total of $29 million next school year and a further $25 million in 2016/17.

Finally, the Board is expected to approve a new soccer course which must be approved by the Board in order for it to count towards graduation.


In May 1976, Canada became a signatory to the UN’s International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights. Among many other rights, by signing the Covenant, Canada endorsed Article 13, recognizing “the right of everyone to an education.” With clause 2(c), we agreed that “higher education shall be made equally accessible to all, on the basis of capacity, by every appropriate means, and in particular by the progressive introduction of free education

The rest of the article is at Thetyee.ca . No wonder Nokia comes from Finland . A country with a population the size of Bc and they could eat us for breakfast .

You want us to pay Finland’s tax rate of 49 percent and a sales tax of 24 percent? Of course, as someone who reads the Tyee you would only get carefully selected data.

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