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07/12/17

Early, ongoing severe stress can have lasting impact on a child’s brain

A quiet, unsmiling little girl with big brown eyes crawls inside a carpeted cubicle, hugs a stuffed teddy bear tight, and turns her head away from the noisy classroom. The safe spaces, quiet times and breathing exercises for her and… +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
06/16/17

Today, trans Canadians celebrate Bill C-16. Tomorrow, the work begins for us all

Brenda Cossman is a professor of law and director of the Mark S. Bonham Centre for Sexual Diversity Studies at the University of Toronto. Ido Katri is a doctoral candidate, Pierre Elliott Trudeau Scholar and Vanier Canada Scholar at the… +Read More
Anthony Muhammad
06/15/17

Muhammad carries the flag as cheerleader for creating healthy school culture setting

Given that his bread and butter on the speaking circuit is primarily about creating and maintaining a healthy school culture, it was hardly surprising that Anthony Muhammad came up with probably a dozen sound bites to emphasize the point during… +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
06/08/17

Jumpstart after-school program has much to offer for kids

The new Jumpstart after-school program is now being offered in seven schools throughout Saskatoon. At each location, participating students in grades 4 to 7 gather for the program three times a week. The program provides sport and physical activity opportunities… +Read More
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