VSB responds to Ministry directive

June 10, 2010 - Vancouver school trustees will comply with the Ministry directive requiring the board to submit a balanced budget to the Minister of Education for review on or before June 18, and prior to approving the 2010-11 preliminary operating budget.

Board of Education Chairperson Patti Bacchus posted two letters to the minister late today.

The first relates to the Special Advisor report and is a follow up on Tuesday's meeting with the minister.
     Read more.

The second is in response to today's letter from the minister outlining the ministerial directive to the district.
     Read the minister's letter.
     Read the Board's response.

UPDATE - June 15, 2010Read the board's June 15, 2010 letter to the minister seeking clarification about the ministerial directive.
     Read the minister's response.


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