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06/09/17

Saskatchewan Sask. Teachers’ Federation concerned education property tax will flow into province’s general revenue fund

Government says tax revenue still directed toward education The president of the Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation believes it’s inaccurate to use the term “education property tax.” The model of education property tax distribution was changed with the 2017-18 provincial budget. Money collected… +Read More
05/26/17

Maze insists that partners need to work together to rewrite future

Not surprisingly, given the scrutiny that public education is seemingly under in the province lately, Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation President Patrick Maze altered from protocol in his address to the Annual Meeting of Council. The fact that he shared the head… +Read More
05/24/17

Young states case for importance of having local boards

In her speech to the Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation Annual Meeting of Council, Saskatchewan School Boards Association Vice-President Aleana Young spoke of the importance of maintaining locally elected boards, while also underscoring the importance of maintaining the historic co-operation among education… +Read More
05/23/17

Currie says providing education can’t be just about dollars and cents

Rob Currie wasted little time in attempting to make a connection with those attending the Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation Annual Meeting of Council by alluding to his three-plus decades in the education sector, including his tenure as a classroom teacher, administrator… +Read More
05/09/17

Opinion: Saskatchewan parents and students unified by school choice

A unifying force is sweeping Saskatchewan and bringing together left and right; rural and urban; First Nations communities and Hutterite colonies; and, of course, Catholics and protestants. Saskatchewanians are united in the conviction that parents and students have the right… +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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