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06/30/17

Teacher Nancy Barr receives recognition from human rights groups

When Nancy Barr meets her new class of students for the first time each September she embarks on a building project. Barr, a teacher at Brevoort Park School, believes in the importance of constructing a community within her classroom and… +Read More
06/28/17

Staff & Students Say Goodbye to John Chisholm School

They roamed the halls, looked through pictures and art, and shared memories Monday night at John Chisholm Alternate School, in light of Prairie South School Division (PSSD) announcing that the school will close for good at the end of this… +Read More
06/27/17

Launch of new resource to support cultural intervention in Francophone minority settings

The Canadian Teachers’ Federation (CTF) is proud to release today a new guide designed to inform and enhance cultural intervention in Canadian linguistic minority schools. This resource targets students aged 14 to 17, the prime time for adolescents as they to affirm… +Read More
06/26/17

Regina’s new Sacred Heart School highlights indigenous culture

The grand opening of Regina’s new Sacred Heart School started with a prayer from a priest and an elder. They blessed the school with holy water and sacred medicine. The vision is to maintain cultural and religious duality within the… +Read More
06/26/17

Saskatoon program turns long-term care home into Grade 6 classroom

Walking down the hallway of a long-term care home often triggers an urge to whisper for fear of a “shhhhh” from nurses. But that’s not the case at the Sherbrooke Community Centre in Saskatoon. Twenty-five Grade 6 students roam the… +Read More
06/23/17

NDP says province not trying hard enough to close funding gap for First Nations students

The provincial NDP is calling on the premier to put more pressure on the federal government to end the funding gap for students in First Nations schools. They are funded at a rate about 40 per cent less than the… +Read More
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