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Volume 64, No. 16
221/2021
The British Columbia Gazette, Part II
August 24, 2021, including August 10, 2021

B.C. Reg. 221/2021, deposited August 12, 2021, under the SCHOOL ACT [section 168.02]. Ministerial Order M321/2021, dated August 12, 2021.

I, Jennifer Whiteside, Minister of Education, order that the School Calendar Regulation, B.C. Reg. 314/2012, is amended as set out in the attached Schedule.

— J. WHITESIDE, Minister of Education.

Schedule

1 Section 3 of the School Calendar Regulation, B.C. Reg. 314/2012, is amended

(a) in subsection (2) by striking out "Subject to subsection (3)" and substituting "Subject to subsections (2.1) and (3)", and

(b) by adding the following subsection:

(2.1) Subject to subsection (3), the following are the prescribed minimum hours of instruction that a board must offer to students enrolled in the schools in its school district in the 2021/2022 school year:

(a) 848 hours of instruction for students in kindergarten;

(b) 873 hours of instruction for students in grades 1 to 7;

(c) 947 hours of instruction for students in grades 8 to 12.

2 Section 6 is amended by adding the following subsection:

(5) Subsection (1) does not apply to a board that amends a school calendar for the 2021/2022 school year to include the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation.


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