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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
06/12/17

Agriculture in the Classroom Promotes the Understanding of Agriculture to Children

Agriculture in the Classroom provides children in schools in our community with curriculum-based, hands-on learning to help increase student’s awareness of agriculture. Sarah Shmyko, Executive Director of Agriculture in the Classroom Saskatchewan says that they have several programs and activities… +Read More
06/09/17

Saskatchewan Sask. Teachers’ Federation concerned education property tax will flow into province’s general revenue fund

Government says tax revenue still directed toward education The president of the Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation believes it’s inaccurate to use the term “education property tax.” The model of education property tax distribution was changed with the 2017-18 provincial budget. Money collected… +Read More
06/07/17

Indigenous graduation rates continue to lag, Sask. auditor report shows

Report singles out Living Sky School Division, says more work needs to be done on engagement A report from Saskatchewan’s provincial auditor says more work needs to be done to engage First Nations and Métis students. According to the auditor’s latest report… +Read More
06/05/17

Letter of the Day: Don’t forget about Saskatchewan’s teachers

Recently there were budget cuts to education in the province of Saskatchewan. This not only impacts teachers’ salaries but also impacts the resources available for teachers. The budget cuts have created massive fear in the lives of not only teachers but everyone associated directly or indirectly with the whole educational system! Today I am speaking out in support of the teachers! People always talk about the importance of the education system impacting students. Having a focus specifically targeted with the... +Read More
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