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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
04/21/17

Judge rules non-Catholic students cannot attend Catholic schools in Saskatchewan

A Court of Queen’s Bench judge in Saskatchewan has ruled that non-Catholic students may not attend Catholic schools in the province, as of June 30, 2018. Court of Queen’s Bench Justice Donald Layh stated that “provincial government funding of non-minority… +Read More
04/21/17

‘It’s to bring back our culture’: First Nations schools collaborate to create on-the-land learning

First Nations schools across southern Saskatchewan are collaborating on new ways to engage students outside of the classroom and on the land. Earlier this month students and teachers within the Treaty 4 Education Alliance met in Fort Qu’Appelle, Sask., to… +Read More
04/21/17

Facilitator participants sing the praises of teacher-led concept

Quite simply, the volume level in the room almost made one wonder aloud if you really could be in a professional development day for teachers. As it turns out, in talking to participants at the first-ever Provincial Facilitator Community Day,… +Read More
04/20/17

Prairie Spirit and Greater Saskatoon Catholic work together to provide shared busing for students in Martensville and Warman

Prairie Spirit School Division and Greater Saskatoon Catholic Schools have partnered to offer busing for the new joint-use schools opening in Martensville and Warman this fall. Students residing in the rural and urban catchment areas for Martensville are eligible to… +Read More
04/20/17

Canadian Human Rights Commission says children left behind on basic rights

The Canadian Human Rights Commission says more attention must be paid to the rights of children, who it says are being left behind when it comes to basic rights of dignity, safety, education and family. The agency said it aimed… +Read More
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