Conseil scolaire francophone de la Colombie-Britannique
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British Columbia in British Columbia
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The Conseil scolaire francophone de la Colombie-Britannique (also known as Francophone Education Authority or School District No 93) is the French-language school board for all French schools located in British Columbia. Its headquarters are in Richmond in Greater Vancouver. Unlike the other school boards in British Columbia, this school board does not cover a specific geographic area, but instead takes ownership of schools based solely on language.
The Conseil scolaire francophone de la Colombie-Britannique offers educational programs and services geared towards the growth and cultural promotion of the province’s Francophone learners. An active partner in the development of British Columbia’s Francophone community, the Conseil has presently in its system, and distributed across 78 communities in the province, over 5,700 students and 37 schools, which includes 23 homogeneous (French only) schools.
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The school board was created in 1995. Originally its service area was Metro Vancouver. Its service area has covered the entire province since 1998. The change in jurisdiction was effective 1 July 1999.
- "Contactez-nous." Conseil scolaire francophone de la Colombie-Britannique. Retrieved on 22 January 2015. "100 – 13511 Commerce Parkway Richmond BC V6V 2J8"
- District Review Report, School District No. 93 (Conseil scolaire francophone) April 4–8, 2005, submitted to the Minister of Education, p. 2.
- Jacquet, Marianne. "The Discourse on Diversity in British Columbia Public Schools: From Difference to In/Difference" (Chapter 3). In: Gérin-Lajoie, Diane. Educators' Discourses on Student Diversity in Canada: Context, Policy, and Practice. Canadian Scholars’ Press, 2008. ISBN 1551303469, 9781551303468. Start: p. 51. CITED: p. 54.
- "Chronology of French-as-first-language education in British Columbia" (Archive). Conseil scolaire francophone de la Colombie-Britannique. Retrieved on 26 January 2015. "1998 27 mars – Suite au second recours juridique intenté par les parents, le Cabinet provincial adopte un amendement à la réglementation régissant le Conseil scolaire francophone, ce qui lui donne juridiction sur toute la province, et ce à compter du 1er juillet 1999.
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