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Whitecap, Saskatoon Public Schools sign precedent-setting partnership

After more than a two-decade old partnership, Whitecap Dakota First Nation and Saskatoon Public Schools signed a historic agreement October 24 that sees Whitecap become an alliance school, thereby making it the first on-reserve school to be a formal part… +Read More

La Ronge Housing Project For NORTEP Students Celebrates Official Opening

A new housing project for NORTEP students, funded by the provincial and federal governments, was officially opened in La Ronge today. The project includes six four-bedroom units, and two five-bedroom units, with an estimated building cost of $2.74 million. Desnethe-Missinippi-Churchill River MP Rob Clarke was there for the ceremony and says having quality housing makes a difference for students. “The Northern Teacher Education Program facilitates access to teachers’ education and certification for northerners — particularly those of Aboriginal ancestry. Students... +Read More

City of Regina preparing to spend $8.8M on North Central complex

There’s progress today on a $42-million school-library-community complex that could change the face of Regina’s North Central area. The City of Regina is going to spend $8.8 million on its share of the development, which is expected to open in 2017. A plan to spend that money went Wednesday to the city’s executive committee, which is City Council in committee form. The as-yet unnamed facility (temporarily known as the North Central Shared Facility) will replace the Albert Scott Community Centre, the... +Read More

STF reacts to regulatory changes

Since Education Minister Russ Marchuk appointed Dr. Dennis Kendel to conduct consultations and provide recommendations to address perceived concerns around teacher certification and disciplinary authority in cases of alleged professional misconduct, there have been a series of consultations with representatives of the Sask­at­chewan Teachers’ Federation. In its formal submission to Dr. Kendel and Minister Marchuk, entitled Teacher Professionalism in Sask­atchewan: Strengthening Regulation as part of the current review of teacher regulation and disciplinary authority, STF Executive Director Gwen Dueck made... +Read More
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