October 7, 2019
Announcement: Education Comparison

To: 38 reporters and commentators; 27 trustee candidates and trustees; 36 of the many voters who are very concerned about our "one-size-fits-all" school boards; and 71 generally interested folks including members of the Social Mavrik Federation.

From: Bob Bray, Charter School Petition Proponent

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CAMPBELL RIVER: Bob Bray, proponent of the province-wide petition titled "Initiative to Allow the Voluntary Formation of Twenty Charter Schools", presents the Education Comparison.
Education Comparison

Similarities and Differences
Certified Teachers
No Tuition
Provincial Curriculum
Accept all children space permitting
No religious affiliation
More Convenient

More Innovative

Lots of focus on activism development

Lots of focus on character building


BC School Act
The School Act consists of 9 Parts that cover all aspects of our public school system. Each Part has Divisions, three of which are shown below.

Part 8, Division 1 - Francophone Education Authority

Part 2, Division 4 - Home Education

Part 2, Division 5 - (to be added) Public Charter Schools
A copy of the draft legislation is available:
BC Independent School Act
The Independent School Act consists of 19 Articles that cover the bricks and mortar schools and the virtual entities, as mentioned below.

Article 4 - Classification of Independent Schools

The amount of the per-student grant available to an independent school is defined in the Independent School Act Regulations.
Group 1 - 50% when its operating costs match those of the local School Board
Group 2 - 35% when its operating costs exceed those of the local School Board

Article 8 - Distributed Learning (online courses)
Canvassers Wanted
Bob Bray, Initiative Petition Proponent
Phone: 250-900-2422
Mail: 422-1434 Ironwood Street, Campbell River, British Columbia V9W 5T5
Email: bob.bray@socialmavrikbc.ca
Website: socialmavrikbc.ca
The Social Mavrik Federation is a registered society in British Columbia dedicated to cultural politics through endorsing MP / MLA / Trustee candidates and supporting initiative petitions, as directed by its members.
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The link to obtain a printable copy of the volunteer canvasser application form is:
You can take action by printing and mailing the canvasser application form to:
Bob Bray, Proponent, 422-1434 Ironwood Street, Campbell River, BC V9W 5T5
The September 30th Announcement that introduced the Canvasser Action Binder, described 25-year history of Charter Schools in Alberta and listed the 13 Alberta Charter Schools can be seen here.
The September 23rd Announcement that introduced the Couple Signing at Home Method, postponed the Opposed Signing Alternative, described how legislative petitions are unique to BC, and explained Charter Schools can be seen here.