VPS press releases

Apr 2017

Revised homework policy reflects learning needs of students

2017-04-20T17:04:18+00:00 April 20th, 2017|VPS press releases|

Revisions to Vancouver Public Schools homework policy will help ensure that homework, when assigned, will support teaching and learning goals. The revisions are in response to current research, which shows that homework assignments given to children in primary grades offers few, if any, educational benefits. Specific revisions to Regulation 6133 concerning homework aim to improve [...]

Feb 2017

Vancouver’s mobilization of resources earns national award

2017-02-13T16:24:32+00:00 February 13th, 2017|Design II strategic plan, Elementary schools, Family-Community Resource Center, Secondary schools (6-12), Staff, VPS achievements, VPS press releases|

Taking outreach services on the road has earned Vancouver Public Schools a Magna Awards 2017 Grand Prize, given by the National School Boards Association.

Aug 2016

Changes for the 2016-17 school year

2017-02-23T14:29:50+00:00 August 26th, 2016|Bond and levy updates, Elementary schools, Family-Community Resource Center, Secondary schools (6-12), VPS press releases|

Find out what's new in Vancouver Public Schools for the 2016-17 school year.