Media Releases

Media releases are distributed to newspapers and media organizations across the province. They provide up-to-date information on BCSTA positions and responses to current events in education.

Recent Media Releases

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Media Release: BC School Trustees Respond to the 2019 Provincial Budget

[Vancouver, BC – February 19, 2019] Today’s provincial budget has once again delivered a stable year ahead for British Columbia’s 60 public school districts by funding growing student enrollment as well as the school buildings needed to house them. The British Columbia School Trustees Association (BCSTA) supports this significantly increased spending on K-12 public education

Media Release: BCSTA Responds to BC Government’s Speech From the Throne

[Vancouver, B.C. – February 14, 2019] Affirmation of the current positive direction for K-12 education in B.C. is the theme of this week’s provincial speech from the throne, in the opinion of BCSTA President Gordon Swan. As stated by Premier John Horgan in a subsequent press release, “People deserve the opportunity to build a good