NDP, staff and parents calling on UCP to reverse education cuts

Premier Jason Kenney has been called on by the NDP staff and parents to reverse a $128-million cut to Alberta’s schools announced by press release Saturday afternoon. The Official Opposition charge that the cuts will force more than 20,000 layoffs and remove critical support to students when the NDP say they are most needed. […]


Government says education commitment leads to jobs for future teachers

Minister David Eggen visited with Bachelor of Education students at the University of Alberta, committing to improve and protect education in the 2017 Budget.

Eggen has been visiting Alberta’s post-secondary institutions, engaging with future teachers about their prospective careers, as well as the ongoing review of curriculum and the impact of stable, predictable funding will have in Alberta’s classrooms. […]

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Parents meet to look at changing face of Catholic education in Morinville

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Three days after Education Minister Jeff Johnson announced École Georges P. Vanier School would be transferred to Sturgeon School Division effective July 1, parents of that school’s children met for a three-hour meeting to ask questions about the changing face of Catholic education in Morinville. The central message in that presentation, the first of two this week from Greater St. Albert Catholic Regional Division (GSACRD), was that while the logistics of infrastructure would change, the quality of education will not… […]