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Alberta’s education minister to press forward with developing new social studies curriculum

Breadcrumb Trail Links Politics Local News Published Jul 25, 2023  •  Last updated 2 days ago  •  4 minute read A mandate letter to Education Minister Demetrios Nicolaides was released on Tuesday, July 25, 2023. Photo by Azin Ghaffari /Postmedia, file Article content After a UCP election campaign that saw little to no talk of K-12

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ONTARIO TRILLIUM FOUNDATION GRANT SUPPORTS RIVER INSTITUTE EDUCATION PROGRAMS

Provided by the River Institute Local MPP Nolan Quinn joined the River Institute’s Education team to participate in an interactive environmental science family workshop and learn more a recent $70,000 Resilient Communities Fund grant received by the River Institute from the Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF). “As many of us know in the region, the River

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Letter: School boards are inefficient educational models of the past

School boards: A local board authority is responsible for the provision and maintenance of schools Today’s School Boards: A unit of local government that determines the policy, budget, leadership and administration within certain districts, public and Catholic schools. The evolution of our school boards shows distinct and magnified changes. incorporating political-Social and Religious aspects from

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Jordan’s Principle program helps students achieve educational goals

Breadcrumb Trail Links News Manitoba Author of the article: Canadian Press Brittany Hobson Published May 27, 2023 • 3 minute read Elilah Monias and her daughter Illeanna Knott smile in this undated handout photo. Monias reached out to a Jordan’s Principle co-ordinator through the Southern Chiefs’ Organization to request help for her daughter. The 17-year-old

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Muslim groups sue Quebec government over prayer room ban in schools

Quebec Muslim groups are taking the provincial government to court over its recently enacted prayer room ban in public schools, arguing that the order is discriminatory and violates the Charter rights to freedom of religion and association. Five Muslim organizations filed their case this week in Quebec Superior Court, seeking a judicial review of the

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NB to remove decision-making power from anglophone district education councils – New Brunswick

An overhaul of New Brunswick’s governance structure for the education system will see the power of the anglophone district education councils diminish, while those in francophone districts remain the same. DECs in the four anglophone school systems will no longer set their own budgets and superintendents will report directly to the department of education. Members

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Powers of anglophone school councils curtailed under proposed reforms

The Higgs government is reforming how district education councils govern the province’s schools, including a potentially thorny change that will see different models for the English and French systems. In the four anglophone school districts, elected councils will lose their decision-making authority over budgets and over superintendents, and will now only play an “advisory and

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