Education

Parents mull options for Langley return to schools

A survey is asking if they want to “transition” children back into the classroom

Langley teens’ art in video honours Overdose Awareness Day

The local project is aimed at combatting the overdose crisis

  • Aug 28, 2020

Langley parents will be surveyed – in school or remote learning?

The district needs to judge demand for an online learning option

Province supports online option for students as Langley plans restart

Langley has released its own plan for the return

School advocates hope new federal funding can assist B.C. schools with more flexibility

B.C. will receive $242.36 million as part of the newly created Safe Return to Class fund

B.C. dads file suit against province over back-to-school COVID plan

Bernard Trest and Gary Shuster say it’s ‘unconscionable’ to reopen schools without more risk mitigation

Back to school plan expected today in Langley

Details of how the district will handle education during COVID-19 are to be released

Feds roll out $2 billion to fund return-to-school safety amid pandemic

Additional $112M will go towards First Nations schools

LETTER: Say no to trucks on 216th in Walnut Grove

A reader writes about the imminent opening of the Langley highway interchange

  • Aug 24, 2020

Smaller cohorts expected for many Langley schools

Learning groups won’t be maxed out, district says

Canadians are spending less on back-to-school supplies amid pandemic: survey

Shoppers were also more likely this year to buy things online in every single category

‘Nervewracking’: Staff talk about stress of first B.C. school to start this year

Stein Valley Nlakapamux School has been in session for four weeks,

In-class instruction to begin Sept. 14 for Langley students with possible quarter system

Langley School District shares preview of restart plan, with full update expected on Aug. 26

Our View: Parents need options in return to school

At home and hybrid options are needed as well as in person

  • Aug 20, 2020

UPDATE: B.C. teachers’ union calls for remote learning option, stronger mask mandate

B.C. Teachers’ Federation says class sizes are too large to allow for distancing

Independent Langley schools prep for return of students

COVID remains a challenge for private schools

Experts say COVID waivers unlikely to shield private schools from legal action

The pandemic has already seen several proposed lawsuits target long-term care facilities

LETTER: Concerned parents should be encouraged to use online teaching options

Instead of mandating all kids back in class, how about giving web-based alternative learning options

  • Aug 16, 2020

From masks to cohorting, a guide to back-to-school rules across the country

B.C. school districts are to post final return details online by Aug. 26