The province's Grade 4 students suffered learning losses due to pandemic disruptions.
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Its a classic labour relations standoff that stems from attitudes deeply imbedded in human nature and driving the almost universal belief that ones work is not valued properly.
Given the current fiscal climate -- the BC government's significant deficit ($1.4 billion over the next two years) -- and comparisons with the income of average BC families, now is hardly the time for BC teachers to be asking for more. Rather than give to the demands of the BC Teachers Federation, Premier Christy Clark should ensure the next collective agreement ties teacher pay to performance.