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07/04/17

The growing crisis in education and Saskatchewan schools

You’ve probably heard that times are tough in education. This is certainly the case – and classroom conditions are deteriorating for both teachers and students. I’ve been a teacher for many years now. One thing I always like to point… +Read More
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06/14/17

Morgan hopeful for period of calm and stability in education sector

If teachers in the province feel like they have been caught in the middle of a maelstrom lately, it’s a feeling shared by the Minister of Education Don Morgan. Although arguably much of the myriad of news dispatches geared towards… +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
05/09/17

Sask. parents still concerned, confused over Education Act amendments

While the dust has seemingly started to settle in the legislature after Bill 63, an amendment to the Education Act, some — particularly parents — across the province are still left concerned and confused. Michelle Grodecki, a Regina mother of… +Read More
05/05/17

Education Act changes near final stage, school boards still concerned

The Saskatchewan School Boards Association (SSBA) continues to raise concerns of changes the province is making to the Education Act. It is a law that will significantly increase the powers the minister — currently Don Morgan — has when it… +Read More
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