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05/18/17

Students in Warman to Participate in Virtual Town Hall on Climate Change

Students have investigated the impacts of climate change in their communities and are now ready to present their recommendations to the Minister of Environment. Students at Warman High School will join their voices with students from 19 other high schools… +Read More
05/17/17

Cherkowski on mission to have more girls involved 
in STEM learning experiences to meet future needs

Armed with an abundance of statistical data, as you might expect from someone who teaches mathematics education at the post-secondary level and is the founder and CEO of STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) Learning Lab in Calgary, professor Gina… +Read More
05/09/17

Sask. parents still concerned, confused over Education Act amendments

While the dust has seemingly started to settle in the legislature after Bill 63, an amendment to the Education Act, some — particularly parents — across the province are still left concerned and confused. Michelle Grodecki, a Regina mother of… +Read More
04/24/17

Classroom Champions program seeks to help more students in SE

With the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in PyeongChang, South Korea around the corner, Classroom Champions is looking to leverage the excitement surrounding the games by accepting new applications for outstanding educators to kick off the 2017-2018 school year. Starting in… +Read More
04/06/17

Sask. education minister to have more control over school spending

Saskatchewan’s education minister has introduced legislation to give his office more power over school divisions’ spending. Amendments to the legislation will give the minister more power to direct school boards to find efficiencies in transportation, bulk purchasing and setting common salaries for school division administrators. The changes are in response to findings from a review of education governance in Saskatchewan, which heard from dozens of groups and thousands of online submissions. Education Minister Don Morgan said while the government heard clear... +Read More
03/22/17

Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation Calls 2017-18 Provincial Budget an Undervaluing of Public Education

The Government of Saskatchewan released its 2017-18 provincial budget today with significant operational funding reductions that could negatively impact front-line services and supports across the PreK-12 education system. The Saskatchewan Teachers’  Federation expressed its disappointment that government is undervaluing public education.… +Read More
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