FACE-Vancouver: the need for seismic upgrades

B.C. schools need seismic upgrades, urges parent Jennifer Stewart
Early Edition, CBC Radio  – April 28, 2015

There are 202 schools in British Columbia rated by the government as “high-risk” and vulnerable to damage and structural failure in the case of an earthquake, and a Vancouver parent said officials aren’t working fast enough to make those schools safe.

“It’s always a reminder that we send many of our children to school to spend six hours a day in buildings that are rated with a high likelihood to fall down in the event of an earthquake,” Jennifer Stewart, a member of the Vancouver School District Parent Advisory Council and the founder of Families Against Cuts to Education told The Early Edition’s Rick Cluff.

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Parents call for education rallies on April 12

Media coverage of Families Against Cuts to Education’s call for parents to hold rallies to protest underfunding of public education on April 12, 2015.

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Coverage of parents’ rallies across British Columbia – April 12

Families Against Cuts to Education’s April 12 parent rallies to protest underfunding of public education in the media.

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