Save our K-7 Schools

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Save our K-7 Schools

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Whereas a 2012 study by the University of Toronto found that children in BC suffer academically in Middle School (

Whereas current research clearly favors K-8 models over and against Middle Schools models ( ,–8.aspx,

Whereas giving Grade 6 an 7 students leadership roles over younger students is important for their academic and social development.

Whereas younger children benefit from the leadership and example that Grade 6 and 7 students provide.

Whereas the choice of whether or not a child attends a Middle School should be left up the parent(s). 

Whereas there are other ways to address capacity concerns in the district .

We the undersigned are united in our opposition to the proposed changes by the Abbotsford School District to change all remaining K-7 schools in the district to K-5.

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