From classroom technology and computers to photocopy paper and kleenex, the costs for school supplies are being downloaded to parents.
It’s because underfunding of public education by our provincial government. It’s parents footing the bill. And it is leading to inequity across BC’s schools — a two tier education system.
FACE BC’s Jennifer Stewart speaks to BC Almanac about the kinds of supplies BC’s parents are paying for and the impact it’s having on our public education system: