The Coalition of Progressive Electors (COPE) would like to express its solidarity with the B.C. Teachers’ Federation in your move to begin stage 2 job action, starting on May 26th. We are aware of and celebrate the recent court win that requires a reversal of the stripping of the articles in school district/teacher contracts dealing with class size and composition. We know that these government actions alone resulted in education finance cuts in the hundreds of millions of dollars.
PRESS RELEASE 16 November 2012 COPE calls for breakfast programs in all Vancouver inner city schools The Education Committee of the Coalition of Progressive Electors, (COPE), following its recent day-long, successful conference on child and family poverty entitled, “Justice not
The Coalition of Progressive Electors is calling for a public meeting with all Vancouver MLAs (including Premier Clark and Opposition Leader Dix) and with the Minister of Education to discuss the crisis in Adult Education funding. The provincial government has
For Immediate Release: March 7, 2012 The Education Committee of The Coalition of Progressive Electors (COPE) is calling on Minister of Education George Abbott to assure parents that the savings from the teachers strike this week will remain with school
Today COPE the Coalition of Progressive Electors expressed its support for the actions of teachers in defending public education. “The teachers’ struggle is an important way to bring attention to the underfunding of public schools by Christy Clark and her