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Education Funding Model Review Report

In February 2018, the Honourable Rob Fleming, Minister of Education, appointed a seven-member Independent Funding Model Review Panel (the Panel) to review and provide recommendations to the way funding is allocated in the K-12 public education sector in British Columbia (BC). The last major changes to the allocation mechanism were undertaken in 2002. The review and recommendations were informed by feedback received during one-on-one meetings with sector partners and stakeholders, regional meetings with or written submissions from all 60 school district leadership teams, and over 100 written submissions from a range of other stakeholder and partner organizations. Also considered were a range of domestic and international research on education funding models throughout this process. 

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“Plans to drastically change how schools are funded in B.C. put on hold.  Ministry of Education says it will consult with teachers and parents.”  Read more from Tracy Sherlock’s article, Vancouver Courier, Dec 19, 2018.