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06/14/17

Regina Public cuts programs, teachers to cover $9.5-million funding shortfall

The Regina Public School Board passed a consensus “tough” budget for the 2017-18 school year at its Tuesday evening meeting. The board will borrow just over $1 million from reserve funds and cut some staff and programs due to a… +Read More
06/08/17

Jumpstart after-school program has much to offer for kids

The new Jumpstart after-school program is now being offered in seven schools throughout Saskatoon. At each location, participating students in grades 4 to 7 gather for the program three times a week. The program provides sport and physical activity opportunities… +Read More
06/06/17

Exploring Treaty 4 through art proves to be nice fit

French immersion teachers Naomi Fortier-Fréçon and Leia Laing wanted to take their students beyond a classroom study of treaty education and explore the idea of treaty citizenship and the role of their generation in Treaty 4 territory now and in… +Read More
05/30/17

Music part of Literacy for Life conference

The highly successful Literacy for Life conference celebrated its 12th anniversary this year with some of the province’s brightest stars in writing, illustration, storytelling and music. The event, which has become a cornerstone of Saskatoon Public Schools annual agenda, featured… +Read More
05/18/17

More staffing changes coming to Saskatoon public schools in face of tight budget

The number of employees of Saskatoon’s public school division affected by a $11.5 million budget shortfall is growing. The school division has eliminated 10 educational assistant positions in community schools and 11.9 full-time-equivalent secretary support positions — affecting 18 employees — in… +Read More
04/13/17

Parents rally at Sask. legislature to oppose education cuts

About 200 Saskatchewan parents who are frustrated with the province’s cuts to education took their concerns to the legislature on Wednesday. Trista Wilson organized Wednesday’s rally after the Regina public school board said it was eliminating preschool programs for special needs kids because the province… +Read More
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