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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
05/30/17

Loss of retention workers program will have impact on vulnerable students

Cuts to funding in the provincial budget to school boards and school divisions will have a major impact on inner city schools, according to the president of the Central Urban Metis Federation Incorporated. Shirley Isbister says the slash in funding… +Read More
05/30/17

Rivier Catholic School to integrate operations with St.Mary

Citing dwindling enrollment and weighing cost considerations, Blessed Marie Rivier Catholic School will cease operations at their facility at the end of this academic year. “In order to address the programming needs of the students and provide educational opportunities…for all… +Read More
05/29/17

Hutchinson out as Living Sky Director of Education

Living Sky School Division has parted ways with Dave Hutchinson as Director of Education. At their meeting Wednesday evening, the Living Sky school board voted in favour of accepting the mutual termination contract with Hutchinson. A mutual termination contract was… +Read More
05/29/17

Education property taxes being hiked 8.3% in Regina

This week, residents in Regina opened their mail to find their property tax notices for 2017. Households will on average be paying more this year thanks to rises in municipal property taxes, as well as education and library taxes. The municipal hike… +Read More
05/29/17

“Roots for Empathy” Preparing for Fall

It’s called “Roots of Empathy” and the program’s mission is to ‘build caring, peaceful, and civil societies through the development of empathy in children and adults’ and with this special program, they’ve made an impact in their first four years,… +Read More
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