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04/28/17

Trudeau retraces his father’s footsteps in visit to Miller High School in Regina

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is no stranger to the classroom, and before entering politics, he was a teacher. On Thursday, Trudeau stopped at Miller Comprehensive High School, and walked the same halls as his father, Pierre Trudeau, did 45 years… +Read More
04/26/17

Child and youth advocate calls for better access to mental health care in remote communities

Saskatchewan’s child and youth advocate is calling on the province to address a number of recommendations he says are “integral to a renewal of the child welfare system.” In his 2016 annual report tabled Tuesday in the Legislative Assembly, Corey… +Read More
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
04/24/17

Principal needs to champion teachers’ professional learning

Within a school’s professional community, the principal, as instructional leader or lead learner, is responsible for championing and facilitating teachers’ professional learning. Recently, a group of Saskatchewan school administrators forwarded questions regarding the instructional leader’s role in supporting teacher growth and development. What follows are a few of their questions along with responses arising out of recent educational research. What does the research say about leadership actions that have the greatest impact on staff learning? A wide range of research... +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
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