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05/30/17

Loss of retention workers program will have impact on vulnerable students

Cuts to funding in the provincial budget to school boards and school divisions will have a major impact on inner city schools, according to the president of the Central Urban Metis Federation Incorporated. Shirley Isbister says the slash in funding… +Read More
05/30/17

Rivier Catholic School to integrate operations with St.Mary

Citing dwindling enrollment and weighing cost considerations, Blessed Marie Rivier Catholic School will cease operations at their facility at the end of this academic year. “In order to address the programming needs of the students and provide educational opportunities…for all… +Read More
05/29/17

Hutchinson out as Living Sky Director of Education

Living Sky School Division has parted ways with Dave Hutchinson as Director of Education. At their meeting Wednesday evening, the Living Sky school board voted in favour of accepting the mutual termination contract with Hutchinson. A mutual termination contract was… +Read More
05/29/17

Education property taxes being hiked 8.3% in Regina

This week, residents in Regina opened their mail to find their property tax notices for 2017. Households will on average be paying more this year thanks to rises in municipal property taxes, as well as education and library taxes. The municipal hike… +Read More
05/25/17

Mother ‘outraged and upset’ after school Aboriginal retention workers eliminated

Mother Rachelle Tanton says she’s not happy that Saskatoon’s Catholic school division has ended its Aboriginal student-retention worker program. On Tuesday, the 12 employees in the program received layoff notices. The separate school board says the decision was made to… +Read More
05/25/17

Guidance counsellors working with students with specialized needs reassigned

Funding cuts to Saskatchewan’s education boards have teachers struggling to mitigate the impact on students, says the president of the Regina Public School Teachers’ Association. Jeff Perry said staff have had to be reassigned and program supports for students with… +Read More
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