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OPEN HOUSE ON RURAL EDUCATION - RESCHEDULED.

 
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OPEN HOUSE ON RURAL EDUCATION - RESCHEDULED.
by Wendy Lloyd - Tuesday, 21 February 2017, 1:30 PM
 

OPEN HOUSE ON RURAL EDUCATION

School District No. 73 (Kamloops/Thompson) and the Ministry of Education are hosting a community meeting on Tuesday, February 28th, 2017, to share ideas on rural education in B.C.  Interested parents and community members are invited to attend and express their thoughts on rural education and the importance of rural schools.

This Open House is part of a public engagement process to help develop a provincial rural education strategy by the summer of 2017.

Parliamentary Secretary for Rural Education Linda Larson and Ministry of Education staff invite everyone to attend this event at:

Henry Grube Education Centre, 245 Kitchener Crescent, Kamloops, BC from 6:00 to 8:00 pm on Tuesday, February 28th, 2017.  This even will be Video-Conferenced to rural secondary school sites in Chase, Logan Lake, Clearwater, and Barriere.

*PLEASE NOTE: LOGAN LAKE SECONDARY IS PLEASED TO MAKE THE QUESTION AND ANSWER PORTION OF THIS MEETING AVAILABLE TO YOU THROUGH VIDEO-CONFERENCING AT THE HIGH SCHOOL FROM 7:00 TO 8:00 PM.

You are also invited to respond to the Ministry's draft discussion paper on rural education at https://engage.gov.bc/ruraleducation.

All feedback received will help government shape a final report on an integrated rural education strategy.  This strategy aims to find long-term solutions for the unique challenges facing rural school districts and communities, including looking at the important social, cultural, and economic roles that schools play in small communities.