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Educational consultant from Port Moody. "The Stuff Isn't What's Important" " School Wide Discipline Programmes Don't Work" " Vice Principals are crucial towards setting direction"

48 Remembrance Day Assemblies

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Those who think public school’s most important function is to impart information need to look a little deeper into what schools teach kid, culture and  country. Remembrance Day assemblies teach Canadian children…

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Some Tough Words for BC’s Principals and Trustees

Some Tough Words for BC’s Principals and Trustees.

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Letter From The Premier

The Office of the Premier, 501 Belleville Street, Victoria, B.C. V8V 1X4 Dear Visa; I am writing in response to your recent invoice, which states that my Visa bill has been overdue since 2002, allegedly to the tune of $275 … Continue reading

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The L.R.B. Ruling and B.c.’s Anti Teacher Dream Team

Posted on June 10, 2014 by jimnelson806 L.R.B. – A big Win For the Anti –Teacher Dream Team Having fought the teachers virtually single handedly for the past twelve years, Premier Christy Clark now has impressive reinforcements to help her … Continue reading

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The Tri-City News – NELSON: Drop ‘dry’ from the name and the aim of dry grads

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The Tri-City News – NELSON: Drop ‘dry’ from the name and the aim of dry grads.

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Teachers Are Heroes

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Teachers Are Heroes When was the last time you heard a real testimonial about school teachers? It’s time for one, because for our country’s teachers, it’s often a long time between positive…

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Private Schools Miss the Mark

The argument about how many sheckels private schoolers should pay to support their school choice is beside the point. The real  point is that public education will quickly deteriorate and fade if people are given any money at all to … Continue reading

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Come On Gary

    Gary Mason of the Globe and Mail recently wrote an op-ed entitled “ B.C. Teachers Go Back to War.” (Globe and Mail , Feb. 5th. I eagerly read it, having always enjoyed Gary Mason’s stuff and, as a retired … Continue reading

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“Obamacare” – the canonization of Barak Obama by an unwitting right wing.

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The term “Obamacare” is the clarion call of the American right. It may however, come back and bite them in the ass. The right spits out the term “Obamacare” as often as…

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10 Years of Labour Peace With Teachers –You Bet   –  by Jim Nelson     Christy Clark’s offer to negotiate a ten-year contract with teachers, although politically effective, is painfully cynical. Her feigned attempt to bury the hatchet with teachers … Continue reading

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