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04/25/17

Stress and anxiety levels are increasingly common for members of the profession

REGINA – As he looked over the sessions at the Regina Teachers’ Convention, the proof was staring him in the face, even if it was merely confirmation as opposed to surprise. Jeff Perry, president of the Regina Public School Teachers’ Association, thumbed through the attendance figures for those breakout sessions that dealt specifically with issues such as feeling overwhelmed, burnout, fatigue and mindful­ness. He pointed out that these sessions in particular were filled well in advance in terms of those... +Read More
04/21/17

Sask. government reviewing $4.8M in cuts to libraries

After cutting $4.8 million from provincial libraries, Premier Brad Wall has tasked Education Minister Don Morgan with reviewing library funding. Wall announced the review in a statement on Thursday, in response to a new Insightrix poll that revealed the Sask. Party’s support dropped following… +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
school divisions spared amalgamation but education funding cut
04/12/17

School divisions spared amalgamation but education funding cut

REGINA – During his pre-budget briefing, Minister of Education Don Morgan not only delivered the news that many had been predicting in terms of cuts to PreK-12 education funding, but also confirmed the government is no longer talking of transformational… +Read More
04/05/17

Don’t shut down library-to-library loans, urges minister despite funding cuts

Education Minister Don Morgan is asking Saskatchewan libraries not to shut down library-to-library loans, which are due to end next week in response to a $4.8-million provincial budget cut to library funding. Library officials say the program is being shut down because sending books between provincial… +Read More
04/03/17

School creates “museum” in library

Staff and students at John Paul II Collegiate in North Battleford were recently able to explore and learn about residential schools through a museum-like atmosphere created in the John Paul II library. The museum was constructed by Tracie Harty for the Grade 10 English language arts truth and reconciliation blended learning unit created by Harty and Lindell Gateley, with the help of Ramona Stillar. The students in the ELA 10 classes had three days to internalize what they were seeing... +Read More
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