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Education program shut down concerns P.A. parents

A program meant to help students with learning disabilities is shutting down, leaving parents concerned, Rachelle Elsiufi reports. +Read More

Some parents concerned about gender-neutral bathrooms in new Regina schools

Some parents are concerned about Regina’s new schools because they all have gender-neutral bathrooms. “My eight-year-old daughter has voiced the most concerns,” said Rena Nepinak. “She feels very strongly about boys and girls using the bathrooms together and she’s not comfortable with it. It’s not familiar to her.” On Monday, Nepinak’s four children will be going to school at the new Sacred Heart School in central Regina. Nepinak said she agrees with gender-neutral bathrooms, but she just hopes her children... +Read More

Public supports elected school boards

REGINA–Thousands of Saskatchewan residents have provided the Saskatchewan School Boards Association with responses that will inform the organization’s submission to the panel that is currently reviewing the governance of education in the province. The SSBA encouraged Saskatchewan people to “add their voice” to the discussions happening regarding the future of the education sector based on the Government of Saskatchewan’s “trans­formational change” agenda. The SSBA’s two-point position–that school boards should remain locally elected and decisions should be made close to the... +Read More
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STF insists changes be made for right reasons in governance submission

In its submission to the kindergarten to Grade 12 educational governance review, the Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation made it clear that potential wide-sweeping changes in the sector are not necessarily bad, but at the same time stressed there are some ifs… +Read More

Rural Sask. community concerned about education reform

Fox Valley, Sask. residents are rallying against potential changes to the administration of the Saskatchewan K-12 education system. The village held an emergency meeting at town hall on Thursday to discuss an educational reform report that was commissioned by the province. More than 100 residents showed up to express their concerns — in a village with a population listed at 260. Mayor Sean Checkley said on Saturday that council was concerned as soon as they read the review report, completed by civil servant Dan Perrins, which... +Read More
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Maze has plenty to contemplate in education sector

It would be an under­statement to suggest that these are rather uncertain times in public education in Saskatchewan and so it is therefore quite understandable when Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation President Patrick Maze offers his thoughts on a particular subject, the… +Read More
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