December 2, 2019
Announcement: Questionnaire Revised

To: 8 former registered canvassers, 68 reporters and commentators; 24 trustee candidates and trustees; 36 of the many voters who are very concerned about our "one-size-fits-all" school boards; and 76 generally interested folks including members of the Social Mavrik Federation.

From: Bob Bray, President, Social Mavrik Federation

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CAMPBELL RIVER: Bob Bray announces some revisions to the email questionnaire about support for, and opposition to, Charter Schools.
Questionnaire Revised
The questionnaire is now two clicks away.

The first click is to a description of the survey and an image of the questionnaire.
This first link is:

The second click is on the questionnaire image which appears on your screen.

The questionnaire includes four demographic questions, but not the usual demographic questions about level of education and amount of family income. Rather these demographic questions are about the respondent's age plus number of children and grandchildren.

The school choice issue is a parents rights issue so that the family size of respondents is a useful piece of information.

Survey data will be reported in confidential detail on a web page within the Social Mavrik website. Access to this Survey Report page is now password protected.
Ontario Schools - Systemic Instability 2019

Public Neighborhood Elementary Schools
  • job action began on Tuesday, November 26
  • issues are special needs students and early childhood educator in every kindergarten classroom
  • Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario ETFO
  • 83,000 teachers

Public Neighborhood High Schools
  • work to rule may begin on Tuesday, December 3
  • possible one day strike on Wednesday, December 4
  • issues are compensation, class size and two required e-learning courses
  • Ontario Secondary School Teachers' Federation OSSTF
  • 60,000 teachers and education workers
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Bob Bray, President, Social Mavrik Federation
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Mail: 422-1434 Ironwood Street, Campbell River, British Columbia V9W 5T5
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The November 25th Announcement that launched the email survey, provided a link to the summary of 12 initiative petitions since 1995 and reported the end of mediation in the BCTF talks with BCSEA - can be seen here.
The November 18th Announcement that described the 5-month process for the charter school legislative petition and the results of this first taste of direct democracy can be seen here.
The November 11th Announcement that gave the last call for canvassers for this petition and asked the question - Is the Saanich school strike worth it? - can be seen here.
The November 4th Announcement that described how to start a school and quoted that portion of the School Act which recognizes parental choice in education can be seen here.
The October 28th Announcement that unveiled the measure of unhappy parents from the 2018 trustee election as an "Unhappy Rate" of 22% can be seen here.
The October 21st Announcement that identified a gap in independent school choice can be seen here.
The October 14th Announcement that compared neighborhood and charter schools on the basis of leadership, answered the question "is a charter school the same as a private school?", plus described the Go Public Strategy, can be seen here.
The October 7th Announcement that provided an education comparison of neighborhood and charter schools, plus described the School Act and the Independent School Act, can be seen here.
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.