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The Causes and Consequences of BC’s Private School Growth

It’s fuelled by social and cultural anxieties. And the impacts are considerable.

By Crawford Kilian, 25 Oct 2016


Why Is Government Increasing Funding for Private Special Needs Schools?

Increases renew debate on support for special needs kids in public system.

By Katie Hyslop, 21 Oct 2016


The First Time Victoria Fired the Vancouver School Board

Recalling the day in May 1985 that ended board autonomy in BC.

By Crawford Kilian, 17 Oct 2016


‘Devastating’ if Provincial Trustee Closes Schools, Critics Say after VSB Firing

Education minister’s decision to axe school board raises fears.

By Katie Hyslop, 17 Oct 2016


How My Kids’ School Renewed My Belief in Democracy

It showed that when we commit to the process, however messy, what seems impossible becomes doable.

By Trish Garner, 22 Sep 2016


A Tyee Series

In Prince Rupert, Good Times Gaming for Young and Old

In conversation with Rob Gruber, (dungeon) master of games for the six-to-76 set. Part of a reader-funded series.

By Katie Hyslop, 16 Sep 2016


How to End Child Poverty, According to a Stanford Economist

Raj Chetty on ways to invest in kids for maximum impact. A Tyee interview.

By Katie Hyslop, 14 Sep 2016


A Tyee Series

In Prince Rupert, Making Sure Salmon Stay in (Elementary) School

In conversation with French immersion teacher and confessed ‘salmon guy,’ Mike McDowall. Part of a reader-funded series.

By Katie Hyslop, 14 Sep 2016


A Tyee Series

Bringing a Love of Movement to Northwest BC’s Wilderness

In conversation with Forest Parkour BC founder Wyatt Chandler. Part of a reader-funded series.

By Katie Hyslop, 12 Sep 2016


Choosing Alternate Futures for Public Education

The trick isn’t to anticipate an inevitable fate, but to prepare students for a totally surprising one.

By Crawford Kilian, 6 Sep 2016


Four Times BC Teachers Took the Lead in History

A peek at BCTF’s upcoming centennial project reveals a union often ahead of its time.

By Jesse Donaldson, 5 Sep 2016


What East Van’s Schools Can Teach Us

Author looks at what helps students learn – and what doesn’t work.

By Crawford Kilian, 2 Sep 2016


Join The Tyee for ‘The Future of Public Education: Beyond the Headlines’

On Oct. 5, we’ll explore innovations and challenges in BC classrooms. Tickets on sale now!

By Jeanette Ageson, 31 Aug 2016


New Guide Created to Combat Islamophobia in Schools

National Council of Canadian Muslims hopes resource creates more inclusive classrooms.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 26 Aug 2016


Tyee Presents

BC Education Funding Report Triggers War of Words

New report finds per student public education funding second lowest in country.

By Katie Hyslop, 25 Aug 2016


Yearning for Learning This Fall? Try a MOOC

It’s the perfect cure for back-to-school nostalgia. No lumpy cafeteria food required.

By Shannon Rupp, 24 Aug 2016


‘Social Media for Academics’: An Actually Useful Guide

Finally, a manual that’s devoid of the usual dubious digital-guru speak. And it’s not just for profs.

By Shannon Rupp, 22 Jul 2016


How SFU and First Nations Keep Endangered Languages Alive

Technology and collaboration lead to learning apps for at-risk Indigenous languages.

By Christopher Cheung, 13 Jul 2016


Project Limelight Sets the Stage for Young Inner-City Actors

East Vancouver youth develop their acting chops in this free theatre program.

By Tyee Staff, 11 Jul 2016


BC's School Funding Formula Broken, Say Trustees, Parents

Annual uncertainty and per-student grant that doesn't reflect reality hurt students, say critics.

By Katie Hyslop, 7 Jul 2016