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06/12/17

Horizon School Division to Construct New Head Office

In an effort to streamline resources the Horizon School Division is constructing a new head office in Humboldt. The $5.5 million dollar project will be constructed on the four acres of land the HSD owns near their current office and… +Read More
05/31/17

Saskatoon school divisions to cut some bus service for pre-K, K-8 students

Erin Richter-Pederson’s home-based daycare is two houses away from the new eligibility boundary for school bus service, which she had been using to send six children in her care to St. Angela School. As of the new school year, all six… +Read More
05/31/17

Quality of education untouched in latest Chinook School Division cost-saving decision

Chinook has made a programming decision to try and cope with a deficit in funding from the provincial budget. Fortunately for the teachers and students in the division, the cost-savings will not negatively factor into the quality of education provided.… +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
05/25/17

Mother ‘outraged and upset’ after school Aboriginal retention workers eliminated

Mother Rachelle Tanton says she’s not happy that Saskatoon’s Catholic school division has ended its Aboriginal student-retention worker program. On Tuesday, the 12 employees in the program received layoff notices. The separate school board says the decision was made to… +Read More
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