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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
05/30/17

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
05/30/17

Rivier Catholic School to integrate operations with St.Mary

Citing dwindling enrollment and weighing cost considerations, Blessed Marie Rivier Catholic School will cease operations at their facility at the end of this academic year. “In order to address the programming needs of the students and provide educational opportunities…for all… +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
05/26/17

Maze insists that partners need to work together to rewrite future

Not surprisingly, given the scrutiny that public education is seemingly under in the province lately, Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation President Patrick Maze altered from protocol in his address to the Annual Meeting of Council. The fact that he shared the head… +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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