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Change PEIHSF Regional Boundaries To Match Families Of Schools

Resolution Number: 2013-03
Submitted by: PEIHSF Board of Directors

BE IT RESOLVED that the PEI Home and School Federation increase the existing eight regional directors to ten to align with the family of school boundaries.

Status: Passed
Saturday, April 13, 2013

Destination:Department of Education and Early Childhood Development
English Language School Board

Department of Education and Early Childhood Development, October 11, 2013

At a first glance, this resolution does make sense to align the regional representation with the families of schools. However, I would caution that you consider the proportional representation as some families of schools are quite small compared to others. Is it fair to ask a parent representing 500 students while others would represent 5000 ie: Kinkora family of schools — 500 and the Three Oaks family of schools — 5000. If you require some assistance in determining your representation, we will be happy to assist you in providing you with numbers, boundaries, etc.

English Language School Board, June 3, 2013

The English Language School Board believes that this resolution is outside the jurisdiction of the school board's authority.