have a right to high quality public education, accessible in their own neighbourhoods, in educationally appropriate & seismically safe buildings with the resources & staff necessary to meet their learning needs.
First PAN Open Meeting of 2018
Tuesday, April 10 6:30-9:30pm
Did you know that we are made up of volunteer parents across Vancouver and beyond just like you?
We are united by an ongoing desire to understand, navigate and advocate for equal access to a fully funded public education system for all students.
Come chat about what keeps you up at night in public education. Listen or actively participate, new advocates always welcome.
See the poster for more information.(download)
K-12 Public Education Funding Review
PAN Action: Statements, Media
March 5, 2018 - Petition Letter to the Ministry of Education for Restoration of Arts Education in K-12
February 26, 2018 - PAN's Response to BC Budget 2018
February 19, 2018 -Submission to the K–12 Public Education Funding Model Review Committee
February 5, 2018 - Vancouver Courier, Tracy Sherlock Great expectations, and potential disappointment, for upcoming schools budget
December 5, 2017 - Grassroots Parent Groups Advocate Together for Public Education (on December 1st 6 parent advocacy groups including PAN met with John Horgan, Premier of BC, and Rob Fleming, Minister of Education, and presented recommendations for public education)
> October 2017
October 6, 2017 - PAN presentation to Select Standing Committee on Finance and Government Services re: Budget 2018
> September 2017
September 25, 2017 - PAN Requests Gov't Action to Attract Teachers for SCC Implementation (letter from PAN)
UPDATE: October 24, 2017 - Ministry of Education Response
Ministry of Education Response to our July 26, 2017 letter Pressing Concerns within Vancouver School District #39
Check out our #bcedinred campaign to bring awareness and encourage action to stop the underfunding of BC's public schools
VSB Budget Email Tool (courtesy of FACE)