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.
PAN Action: Statements, Media
> September 23, 2016 - Letter: PAN Has Lost Confidence in School-Closure Process, Urges VSB to Halt and Reassess
> September 19, 2016 - PAN presentation to the Select Standing Committee on Finance and Government Services for Budget 2017
> August 31, 2016 - Public Education Matters - The Provincial Government is Responsible for the Education Funding Crisis -
We presented Alex Hemingway, Policy Analyst from the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) in a discussion on public education and advocacy.
> August 23, 2016 - Provincial Checkmate - Underfunding, Capacity Target and Seismic Restrictions Force Closure -
Parent Advocacy Network Responds to
Vancouver School Board List of Schools for Closure
> July 2, 2016 - The Fallacy of Balanced Budget - Parents Demand Stable, Sustainable, and Adequate Funding for Public Education - Parent Advocacy Network Responds to Minister of Education on VSB Budget
> May 18, 2016 - PAN/FACE News release: On May 19th, BC Parents will wear red to protest the state of education funding
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)
I oppose balancing the BC budget on the backs of public schools. @Mike_A_Bernier stop the chronic underfunding of our schools #bcedinred