A Position Paper of British Columbia Parents and Teachers for Life on Surrey School District “Regulation 9410.2 on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity”
This position paper is presented to the Board of School Trustees of School District Number 36 in British Columbia in support of a petition regarding “Regulation 9410.2: Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity.” 1 Respectfully acknowledging the very important role given to school trustees by the province of British Columbia, we ask that Surrey School Board consider this position paper with a willingness to consider the points made, even though they embody criticism of the actions of the Board. Continue reading
British Columbia Parents and Teachers for Life
Box 45531 Sunnyside Post Office, 2397 King George Boulevard,
Surrey, B. C., Canada V4A 9N3
Phone (voice & fax): (604) 512-9594
Web site: www.bcptl.org
News Release (October 17, 2014) Continue reading
Breitbart, by OLIVER LANE 20 Oct 2014
New rules intended to encourage “British Values” are being used to threaten a Christian school with closure because they have not invited an Imam to address the school assembly, reports a charity helping to defend them from the Department for Education. Continue reading
A reader in the United Kingdom has very kindly brought to our attention this free resource which she recommends. She writes, “My daughter Chloe has been using a great resource for GCSE and A level maths teachers and pupils here [and she gives the link].
We publish this link for the information of teachers and home-schooling parents. The resource is called “Maths Doctor,” and it is found at www.mathsdoctor.co.uk/resources/ . We are adding it to our list of “Educational Resources for Parents” at http://www.bcptl.org/?p=1775.
We encourage teachers and parents to let us know of on-line resources that have helped their students or children. We hope to pass on information of this kind to our readers.
BY MARK MILKE, SPECIAL TO THE VANCOUVER SUN. SEPTEMBER 11, 2014
“The construction of narratives,” the late Neil Postman wrote, “is a major business of our species.” The New York cultural critic, writing in a 2000 book, mused about how difficult it was to move people from myths to facts.
Skip ahead to the 21st century, and a myth that needs an empirical reality check: Taxpayers subsidize private schools. Continue reading