The Liberal government is putting politics before students in our province. In B.C. schools, they have broken the law, cut resources and were caught trying to provoke a teachers’ strike. In post-secondary institutions, they have cancelled needs-based student grants, presided over a doubling of tuition, and cut skills training programs. New Democrats passionately believe in the role public education plays in creating a more prosperous and inclusive society for every British Columbian.

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