CUPE joins Minister of Education Rob Fleming and other education partners to stand up for learning environments where all students are free of discrimination. The joint statement, issued on Saturday, commits to ensuring that all schools in B.C. provide an environment “where all students feel safe, accepted, respected and welcome regardless of their sexual orientation, gender identity, race, religion or background.”
Read the complete statement.
“The K-12 Presidents Council strongly supports this statement as our members work every day to ensure that students learn in safe and inclusive school environments,” said CUPE K-12 Presidents Council President Warren Williams. “Any form of discrimination should not be tolerated in B.C. schools.”