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Thousands take to Sask. Legislature to protest education shortfalls

Breadcrumb Trail Links Saskatchewan Sask. Politics News Local News “Publicly funded education is important, and they can’t continue to siphon money off and limit the resources and discredit what we’re doing.” Published Apr 29, 2023  •  Last updated 4 days ago  •  5 minute read Thousands gathered at the Rally for Education at the Legislature in […]

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Center Stage – The Additional Support Needs Blog

Yesterday, the report by Prof. Ken Muir CBE “Putting Learners at the Centre: Towards a Future Vision for Scottish Education” was published, alongside the Scottish Government’s response to the report and its recommendations. The recommendations are all either fully accepted, broadly accepted or accepted in principle. The headlines, of course, are on what is to

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How will US universities look after affirmative action? | Education News

It has been a 40-year fight in the United States over affirmative action, or taking race into consideration for university admissions. Now, students and schools are adjusting to a new reality after the US Supreme Court reversed the precedent. The ruling is the culmination of a concerted legal campaign by conservative activist Edward Blum and

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EdSource, Distributed Media Lab to launch California Education News Network

EdSource and Palo Alto-based tech company Distributed Media Lab (DML) are partnering to create the California Education News Network with funding from the Google News Initiative. The network will be anchored by EdSource’s award-winning editorial team using DML’s technology platform, which news organizations across California and beyond can embed on their websites. EdSource will curate

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Teachers get summers off. Teachers college students? Not at Western U

Breadcrumb Trail Links News Local News Western University’s faculty of education is speeding up and modifying the process to become a certified teacher amid what officials are calling a critical shortage in classrooms provincewide. Published June 12, 2023 • Last updated 3 days ago • 2 minute read (Free Press file photo) Article content Western

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Manitoba to fund early-year assessment tools, education minister says – Winnipeg

Descrease article font size Increase article font size Manitoba educators will get a boost when it comes to digital assessment tools to help identify early years students’ needs, the province said Monday. Education and early childhood learning minister Wayne Ewasko announced $1.6 million in funding for both English and French programs, based on consultation with

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The Ontario Education Minister congratulates the extraordinary Oakville girl for her achievement

Ontario’s Education Minister Stephen Lecce, accompanied by Oakville North-Burlington MPP Effie Triantafilopoulos, visited the Post’s Corners Public School on Friday, June 2, to congratulate the 12-year-old student Bhavishyaa Vignesh who won the first edition of the Space Brain Hack challenge organized by the Canadian Space Agency (CSA). The education minister met Bhavishyaa Vignesh and presented

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No Outsiders’ Andrew Moffat talks relationships and sex education

Andrew Moffat of No Outsiders pictured at a school. (Supplied) No Outsiders creator Andrew Moffat hopes the government will “listen to teachers” in its review of relationships and sex education. In March, the education secretary and women and equalities minister announced a review into how relationships, sex and health education is being taught in schools

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Edmonton education funding for 2023-24 falls short: EPSB – Edmonton

The Edmonton Public School Board (EPSB) has approved the $1.3 billion 2023-24 budget, but that doesn’t mean they like it. Disappointment was felt around the table Friday as the trustees looked at what chair Trisha Estabrooks said was another unsatisfying budget. “Yet again we have a budget that doesn’t truly reflect the number of kids

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Alberta to boost career-focused programming for Grade 7-12 students

Breadcrumb Trail Links News Local News The moves are important to mitigate an anticipated shortage of skilled laborers in Alberta in upcoming years, the province said Published April 17, 2023 • Last updated Apr 17, 2023 • 2 minute read Adriana LaGrange, Alberta minister of education, speaks at a press conference at Forest Lawn high

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