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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
06/23/17

Some savings aren’t worth it

As another school year comes to an end, it seems like an appropriate time to reflect back on the numerous educators I have had the good fortune to meet across the province. Their stories, while different in so many ways,… +Read More
06/21/17

Saskatoon Public Schools pulls from its reserves to balance its 2017-18 budget

Despite having to pull roughly $2 million from operating reserves to ensure current programming can continue, the Saskatoon Public School Division will hire the equivalent of 35.9 new staff members for the upcoming school year. The public school board approved… +Read More
06/20/17

Staff, programs slashed to deal with Regina Catholic School Board’s $1.5 million deficit

More to do and less to work with. That was the theme as the Regina Catholic School Board approved their 2017-18 budget Monday night in the wake of the provincial government’s $22-million funding cutbacks. The Regina Catholic School Division is… +Read More
06/14/17

Regina Public cuts programs, teachers to cover $9.5-million funding shortfall

The Regina Public School Board passed a consensus “tough” budget for the 2017-18 school year at its Tuesday evening meeting. The board will borrow just over $1 million from reserve funds and cut some staff and programs due to a… +Read More
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