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Letters

Support Of Smaller Class Sizes

Oct 9, 2005 / 6:30 am

I graduated just over a year ago and read the letters to the editor daily. Recently having come out of the education system I feel it needs to be re-worked....

Skilled Workers Need A Chance

Oct 9, 2005 / 6:30 am

I would like to inject my personal opinion on the article "BC Skills Shortage". For many years I have been searching for a decent job, but without the skills I...

Remember Maui?

Oct 9, 2005 / 5:30 am

How can the government even dare to say the teachers are setting a poor example by breaking the law? Do you remember Maui Mr. Campbell? Do you remember ripping...

Taking Issue With Castanet Picture

Oct 9, 2005 / 5:30 am

I logged onto your site yesterday to receive the update on the teachers strike, and was met with your title page of "Gordon Campbell hates me" and other like...

Hiding Behind Initials

Oct 9, 2005 / 5:00 am

As a parent with children in the public school system, I have found it interesting to follow the opinions on your web page. However whats also interesting is...

What""s Really Important

Oct 8, 2005 / 5:30 am

Let""s all take a minute to step back and take a good look at what teachers actually do on a daily basis. All I see are parents and media focusing on the...

Challenge To Complainers

Oct 8, 2005 / 5:30 am

I would like to challenge any of the complainers of the teachers strike to live and work one week in the shoes of a teacher. How about marking papers at home...

Education In Shambles

Oct 8, 2005 / 5:30 am

I have to speak up. Am I the only one in this province that isn""t too short-sighted to see that our education system is in a shambles? All I read are people...

Kids Missing Education

Oct 8, 2005 / 5:30 am

We as parents do realize that there are three other demands on the table as far as the teachers"" union is concerned. I think most of us agree with you on two...

Class Sizes Not Relevant

Oct 8, 2005 / 5:30 am

Since when do class sizes have an effect on the power of learning? If you intend on going on to university you better get used to large class sizes, some in the...

A Question For Teachers

Oct 8, 2005 / 5:30 am

The BC teachers keep repeating that they are taking their action in the interest of the students. They should ask themselves: Is taking this illegal action and...

Student Supports Teachers

Oct 8, 2005 / 5:30 am

I am a grade 11 student at Rutland Senior Secondary. I fully support the teachers in their strike action (and no, not because I get an extra day or so off of...

Glenrosa Elementary Teacher Notice

Oct 7, 2005 / 7:26 pm

I found the following explanation of the teachers"" view point in regards to the current job action to be quite enlightening. It was written by a teacher at...

Parents Speak Up!

Oct 7, 2005 / 1:16 pm

For this labour dispute to end, the government needs to hear from the general public, specifically the parents of the children who are affected by this strike....

It""s Not About Childcare

Oct 7, 2005 / 8:38 am

It""s not about childcare! As a parent concerned about the consistency of education for my children, I am surprised to hear what I hear from parents... at least...

Fair And Balanced?

Oct 7, 2005 / 8:35 am

In the interests of fair and nonjudgmental reporting (where the reader learns the facts and NOT the bias), why would you end the visuals of the interview with...

Teachers Setting A Poor Example

Oct 7, 2005 / 7:30 am

It was with great sadness that I watched the TV yesterday morning to see BC Teachers Federation leader, Jinny Sims, announcing with apparent glee, that the...

Thank You For Being There

Oct 7, 2005 / 7:30 am

I too am what seems to be one of the few that support our teachers. I have children in both Anne McClymont and OKM, and I have nothing but respect and...

It""s Not Just About Wages

Oct 7, 2005 / 5:30 am

Kimberley Stayner wrote in to state she supports the teachers and feels that she is one of the few who do. Well I have a daughter in grade 12 this year at...

Parents Should Be Refunded Fees

Oct 7, 2005 / 5:30 am

At the beginning of the school year the parents of school age children pay fees to the school for the entire year. There are also fees for participating in...

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