Public alert: Phone scam citing BCTF
It has come to
our attention that unknown individuals have been making phone calls claiming to
represent the British Columbia Teachers’ Federation and requesting banking information
to authorize donations. For the record, the BCTF never solicits contributions
from members of the public. The people making these calls are perpetrating a
scam, and should be reported to the police.
Education Funding Fact Sheets
The BCTF has prepared a series of education fact sheets that are available online. These fact sheets analyze current data and trends on education funding, teacher staffing, class size and composition, student enrolment and graduation rates in British Columbia.
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