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05/09/17

Reframing residential schools in the age of reconciliation

“The residential school story is far from finished,” historian John S. Milloy prophetically announced in one of the first published analyses of the history of the Indian residential school system in Canada. Since the publication of Milloy’s book in 1999,… +Read More
05/04/17

Prairie South GSA Takes Inaugural “Youth Leadership” Award at Pride Week Luncheon

Moose Jaw’s Pride Week Pride Awards luncheon was held Tuesday. As part of the weeklong celebration, Moose Jaw Pride – whose motto is “to celebrate and support gender and sexually diverse people through the provision of fabulously inclusive community services… +Read More
04/19/17

Education program shut down concerns P.A. parents

A program meant to help students with learning disabilities is shutting down, leaving parents concerned, Rachelle Elsiufi reports. +Read More
04/19/17

Some parents concerned about gender-neutral bathrooms in new Regina schools

Some parents are concerned about Regina’s new schools because they all have gender-neutral bathrooms. “My eight-year-old daughter has voiced the most concerns,” said Rena Nepinak. “She feels very strongly about boys and girls using the bathrooms together and she’s not comfortable with it. It’s not familiar to her.” On Monday, Nepinak’s four children will be going to school at the new Sacred Heart School in central Regina. Nepinak said she agrees with gender-neutral bathrooms, but she just hopes her children... +Read More
03/09/17

Leading for inclusion and equity: success for all students

Aspirations for inclusion and equity are forefront on educational agendas around the world today. Research identifies a clear relationship between an inclusive and affirming learning environment and student learning success and achievement. The October 2016 Journal of Staff Development highlights… +Read More
02/22/17

Anti-bullying resources launched

A number of new anti-bullying resources are being provided to Saskatchewan schools to assist students and teachers as they work to end bullying and create more caring and inclusive schools. The resources include several videos that have been developed as… +Read More
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