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05/04/17

Davidson, SSBA call for rewritten Act

Although the Saskatchewan School Boards Association has stated that some of the amendments added by the Ministry of Education to the contentious Bill 63 indicate that government is listening, SSBA President Shawn Davidson acknowledged there is still some concern about the relative lack of checks and balances when it comes to the envisioned powers of the Minister. Davidson though has a much more ambitious agenda in mind by calling for a full review, and ideally a rewritten version of The... +Read More
05/03/17

STF Calls for Withdrawal of Proposed Amendments to The Education Act, 1995

The Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation has requested that the Government of Saskatchewan withdraw Bill No. 48 − The Education Property Tax Act and Bill No. 63 − The Education Amendment Act, 2017 which contain proposed amendments to various aspects of educational… +Read More
04/28/17

“There’s so much uncertainty”: concerns arise at STF annual meeting

The Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation expressed concern over provincial budget cuts, transformational change and a recent court ruling at its annual council meeting in Saskatoon Thursday. The ruling could ban non-Catholic students from attending catholic schools. Both the local and national… +Read More
04/13/17

Cuts to governance funding will mean more stress for rural school trustees

A cut in educational governance funding in the provincial budget will put more stress on rural and remote school trustees, according to the organization representing the province’s 28 school divisions. Governance funding, which covers trustee compensation, travel and professional development,… +Read More
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04/13/17

Humbert new Associate Executive Director

Fay Humbert is the new Associate Executive Director of the Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation following a recent meeting of the STF Executive. Humbert replaces Randy Schmaltz, who in turn succeeded Gwen Dueck as the Executive Director of the Federation following her… +Read More
school divisions spared amalgamation but education funding cut
04/12/17

School divisions spared amalgamation but education funding cut

REGINA – During his pre-budget briefing, Minister of Education Don Morgan not only delivered the news that many had been predicting in terms of cuts to PreK-12 education funding, but also confirmed the government is no longer talking of transformational… +Read More
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