8 Yukon schools to vote on whether to join First Nations school board framework

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There are now eight Yukon schools that will participate in the school board referendum in January.

The vote will determine whether schools will join the First Nation School Board Framework Agreement. If a school council votes yes, the local school council would be dissolved, and the First Nations school board would run that school or schools starting in 2022-2023.

The new board would have responsibility for selecting staff including principals and teachers, approving school plans, providing educational programming for students, and establishing schools’ operational policies. It would also manage funds provided by the Department of Education, and provide reports to the minister.  

Schools under the First Nations board would be open to all students. They

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