It takes a village to raise a student in Surrey

Many came together to demand more funding from the province

Friday’s announcement of $100 million towards Surrey’s schools is appreciated by the advocacy of so many  people – starting with residents of Surrey, parent groups, Parent Advisory Committees, MLAS, MPs, Mayor Linda Hepner and council, Surrey School District Supt. Jordan Tinney and Secretary Treasurer Wayne Noye, and Surrey trustees.

This truly was a collaborative effort of Surrey’s entire community coming together for a common cause. It proves that in this case, it definitely “took a village” to secure funding for our most precious assets, our children.

 

Laurie Larsen, vice-chair

Surrey Board of Education

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