Academy school board gets most of the blame for dispute with teachers

St. Maarten Academy PSVE School Courtyard

PHILIPSBURG – The situation at the St. Maarten Academy PSVE (Preparatory Secondary Vocational Education) remains volatile now that the board led by former Justice Minister Roland Duncan has refused More...

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Academy school board gets most of the blame for dispute with teachers

PHILIPSBURG – The situation at the St. Maarten Academy PSVE (Preparatory Secondary Vocational Education) remains volatile now More...

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St. Maarten Academy PSVE School Courtyard Academy school board gets most of the blame for dispute with teachers

PHILIPSBURG – The situation at the St. Maarten Academy PSVE (Preparatory Secondary Vocational Education) remains volatile...

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PHILIPSBURG – The board of the Foundation for Academic and Vocational Education (FAVE) has to pay...

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Dear editor, In reference to the editorial titled “School fights“. While I agree that this has reached More...

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St. Maarten Academy PSVE School Courtyard

Academy school board gets most of the blame for dispute with teachers

PHILIPSBURG – The situation at the St. Maarten Academy PSVE (Preparatory Secondary Vocational Education) remains volatile now that the board led..
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