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07/24/17

Education committees putting more work on division staff: Prairie Spirit chair

The chair of the Prairie Spirit School Division says he has concerns about division staff being used to conduct committee work for the provincial government in addition to their duties for the division. Following the delivery of the March 22… +Read More
07/07/17

Living Sky passes new budget despite difficulties

Living Sky School Division approved its new final amended budget at its last meeting, after a long decision-making process in deliberating on the budget for the next school year. The budget, as originally approved May 10, reflected $6 million in reductions… +Read More
07/04/17

The growing crisis in education and Saskatchewan schools

You’ve probably heard that times are tough in education. This is certainly the case – and classroom conditions are deteriorating for both teachers and students. I’ve been a teacher for many years now. One thing I always like to point… +Read More
06/28/17

Parents concerned over phasing out of Regina Catholic Schools’ Sunshine Program

Parents in the Regina Catholic School Division are voicing concerns about the school board’s decision to phase out the Sunshine Program. The program offers a learning environment for three to five-year-olds with intensive needs. This upcoming school year, the division… +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
06/23/17

P3 schools on budget and on schedule to open September 2017

Two years after construction crews broke ground, school divisions will soon have the keys to 18 new elementary schools across the province. In Regina on Monday, SaskBuilds and the Saskatchewan Masonry Institute, along with men and women from the industry,… +Read More
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