Education

Many questions for Langley teachers as return to school approaches

Immune-compromised teachers are among those waiting to hear about plans

 

No exodus of teachers during COVID year

Retirements are actually down for Langley’s school-based staff

 

Teachers to get 2 extra days to prepare for students’ return, now set for Sept. 10

Students will first start with orientation and learn rules of COVID-19 classroom policies

 

Parents split on return to school in Langley

Firm opinions are coming in to DPAC, but it’s unclear whether there’s a majority view

Start of school pushed back in Langley

Teachers will get more time to prepare for the changed classroom environment

Answers to 5 common questions facing families for the COVID-19 school year

COVID-19 protocols are likely to vary even more at the school board level, and even and school-to-school.

B.C. would not send students back to school if there was ‘overwhelming risk’: Horgan

Plan has left many parents across the province worried about their children’s safety

B.C. teacher hopes province will change back-to-school plan in fear of COVID transmission

‘My ideal would be that I go back to a classroom where everybody’s wearing masks,’ says Lizanne Foster

B.C. to roll out ‘learning groups’ as part of COVID-19 back-to-school plan

Much of the plan around returning to school will be up to individual school districts

B.C. to announce plans for September return to school amid COVID-19 pandemic

Plan to include measures nimble enough to react to the possibility of a second wave of COVID-19

B.C. announces new funding for post-secondary health-care education, training

B.C. residents have been calling for more health-care workers in their communities for years, says minister

Abbotsford high schools move to quarterly schedule due to COVID-19

Students will take two classes each quarter, instead of 4 or 5 per semester

LETTER: Attack on religious schooling is based on biogtry

Private schools have a place in our society, one letter writer insists

  • Jul 20, 2020

LETTER: Opposed to taxpayers funding religious schools

If parents want a child educated on religion, that should be left up to them to pay for it – readers

  • Jul 19, 2020

Langley school district ordered to pay after gate strikes truck

A woman won a small claims case over the damage to her pickup

Construction begins on new Langley school for 555 students

The school is in the fast-growing Willoughby neighbourhood

Fort Langley principal apologizes as blackface picture re-surfaces 13 years later

As photo circulates on social media, district administrators agreeing it should never have happened

  • Jun 28, 2020

Car parade celebrates retiring Abbotsford teacher and Langley trustee

David Tod began teaching at King Traditional in 1995

International students, B.C. homestay families learn to live together during the pandemic

The experience hasn’t been exactly what they signed up for

VIDEO: Student nurses at UFV film commitment to fight racism in health care

Nursing students create film to show support for those who are discriminated against