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04/28/17

Sask. Catholic schools rep thinks there’s a ‘very good chance of winning’ court appeal

Catholic school board officials are appealing a court ruling that would stop funding to all non-Catholic students in their system. The decision to appeal was unanimous from boards across the province, said former Saskatchewan Catholic School Boards Association president Tom Fortosky.… +Read More
04/25/17

Sask. government restores library funding after weeks of public outcry

Protests and weeks of public outcry — mixed in with some polling numbers —are prompting the Saskatchewan Party government to take a multi-million dollar step back and restore funding to libraries in the province. Libraries saw 58 per cent less… +Read More
04/25/17

Court ruling on funding for Catholic schools can’t stand, Wall says

REGINA – Saskatchewan will look at all the options after a court ruling said the province can’t provide Catholic schools funding for students who aren’t Catholic, says Premier Brad Wall. “This simply cannot stand,” Wall said Monday. “Consider the implications… +Read More
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
04/24/17

Sask. parents concerned about what Theodore court case will mean for non-Catholic students

It’s a landmark decision that has far-reaching implications in Saskatchewan and if applied, would force thousands of non-Catholic students to move from the separate Catholic school division to the public school system. In a 12-year legal battle between the Good… +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
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