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07/24/17

Education committees putting more work on division staff: Prairie Spirit chair

The chair of the Prairie Spirit School Division says he has concerns about division staff being used to conduct committee work for the provincial government in addition to their duties for the division. Following the delivery of the March 22… +Read More
06/26/17

Regina’s new Sacred Heart School highlights indigenous culture

The grand opening of Regina’s new Sacred Heart School started with a prayer from a priest and an elder. They blessed the school with holy water and sacred medicine. The vision is to maintain cultural and religious duality within the… +Read More
05/31/17

Public students ready to perform

For some Prince Albert public school students, playing music provides them an outlet from the rest of the world. Rachel Bear, a Grade 8 student at John Diefenbaker Public School, started playing the saxophone three years ago. What drew her… +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
05/03/17

Saskatchewan will use the Charter to keep non-Catholic students in Catholic schools despite court ruling

Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall is invoking the notwithstanding clause for the first time in order to block a judge’s decision to ban funding for non-Catholic students in Catholic schools. By doing so, Wall’s government will basically be overriding the court’s… +Read More
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