Thursday, August 05, 2004

Discrimination against Acadiens continues in Nova Scotia

French parents sue over funding: Not fair only English schools get extra cash from HRM, they say.
The Municipal Government Act dictates that area rates levied in Halifax, Dartmouth, Bedford and the former Halifax County for supplementary funding go back to benefit schools in those areas.

The fund helps bolster such things as music, art and physical education and special-needs programs for some schools operated by the Halifax regional school board.

But metro schools in the Conseil scolaire acadien provincial are shut out.

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