[Vancouver, B.C. – March 10, 2017] The B.C. Ministry of Education has designated March 6-10, 2017 as Education Week. In response to this announcement, the B.C. School Trustees Association is highlighting several success stories that celebrate K-12 public education in the province. The stories are as follows:

  • Student refugees make a new start in Abbotsford schools
  • Bulkley Valley School District sees success with new B.C. curriculum
  • PISA results rank BC students amongst the best in the world
  • Partnership between schools and college help students transition to post-secondary

BCSTA wishes to thank everyone, from students and parents to teachers, principals, trustees and all school staff, for contributing to the vision of improving public education in B.C. BCSTA encourages communities to join in the celebration of Education Week 2017 and to continue promoting public education as the number one issue in the upcoming provincial election. #bcedkey