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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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06/14/17

Morgan hopeful for period of calm and stability in education sector

If teachers in the province feel like they have been caught in the middle of a maelstrom lately, it’s a feeling shared by the Minister of Education Don Morgan. Although arguably much of the myriad of news dispatches geared towards… +Read More
06/13/17

Sask. gets $39M from federal government for early education

Saskatchewan’s education minister says federal money for early childhood education could be in place as early as next fall. Don Morgan was in Ottawa on Monday to attend the funding announcement, which includes $13 million annually over three years for… +Read More
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