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04/24/17

Saskatchewan ruling on Catholic schools could have far-reaching consequences

A Saskatchewan judge’s ruling that non-Catholic students should not receive public funding to attend separate schools could have implications in other parts of the country. The decision, released on Thursday, said the province violated equality rights set out in the… +Read More
04/24/17

Sask. parents concerned about what Theodore court case will mean for non-Catholic students

It’s a landmark decision that has far-reaching implications in Saskatchewan and if applied, would force thousands of non-Catholic students to move from the separate Catholic school division to the public school system. In a 12-year legal battle between the Good… +Read More
04/21/17

First look at gender-neutral washrooms at Sacred Heart Community School

After more than a year-and-a half of construction, Sacred Heart Community School is set to open on Monday featuring new gender-neutral washrooms. The washroom stalls will have floor-to-ceiling doors that lock and communal sinks for hand washing. A security camera… +Read More
04/19/17

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
04/19/17

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
03/31/17

Saskatoon public schools ‘looking in every corner’ to cover $11.5M cut

The Saskatoon Public School board is facing some tough choices after calculating that the school division’s funding is down by about $11.5 million under the new provincial budget. Board chair Ray Morrison said that works out to about $460 less… +Read More
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