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The Chair of the Vancouver School Board says a Supreme Court of Canada ruling Friday will have implications for school boards--particularly when it comes to budgets.
The court found the North Vancouver school district discriminated against Jeffrey more, who has dyslexia, by not teaching him to read.
Moore had been attending a centre for kids with learning disabilities in the 1990s, when it was shut down to save money.
The court criticized the Board's decision to cut the centre, when they could have cut something else.
"And that's part of the decisions every year that we have to make budget cuts, that's always part of the decision is what do we cut, and how do we prioritize and how do we do that fairly,” said Vancouver Board Chair Patti Bacchus.
Bacchus says boards will have to be aware of the issue when looking at budgets, especially if heading into budgetary shortfalls.