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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
05/30/17

Loss of retention workers program will have impact on vulnerable students

Cuts to funding in the provincial budget to school boards and school divisions will have a major impact on inner city schools, according to the president of the Central Urban Metis Federation Incorporated. Shirley Isbister says the slash in funding… +Read More
05/29/17

Education property taxes being hiked 8.3% in Regina

This week, residents in Regina opened their mail to find their property tax notices for 2017. Households will on average be paying more this year thanks to rises in municipal property taxes, as well as education and library taxes. The municipal hike… +Read More
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