Education

Red Deer Public Schools won’t hold byelection

Red Deer Public Schools won’t hold byelection

Trustee Bill Christie died in August

  • Sep 10, 2020
Red Deer Public Schools won’t hold byelection
Parents, educators push for outdoor learning experiments to address COVID fears

Parents, educators push for outdoor learning experiments to address COVID fears

Parents, educators push for outdoor learning experiments to address COVID fears

Parents, educators push for outdoor learning experiments to address COVID fears
Teacher Chelsea O’Brien leads a group of students in an outdoor tent at an elementary school in Gatineau, Que. Wednesday, September 2, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Teacher Chelsea O’Brien leads a group of students in an outdoor tent at an elementary school in Gatineau, Que. Wednesday, September 2, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
FILE – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau listens to a question as he speaks with media following an announcement in Brockville, Ont., Friday, Aug. 21, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Feds roll out $2 billion to fund return-to-school safety amid pandemic

Additional $112M will go towards First Nations schools

FILE – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau listens to a question as he speaks with media following an announcement in Brockville, Ont., Friday, Aug. 21, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Interest in homeschooling has ‘exploded’ amid pandemic

Interest in homeschooling has ‘exploded’ amid pandemic

Interest in homeschooling has ‘exploded’ amid pandemic

Interest in homeschooling has ‘exploded’ amid pandemic
Late Red Deer Public School board trustee Bill Christie remembered as champion of public education
Late Red Deer Public School board trustee Bill Christie remembered as champion of public education
Noah, Sarah and Samson Hoffart joined about 90 other protesters at Education Minister Adriana LaGrange’s Red Deer office to decry funding cuts to schools and lack of re-entry planning — especially for disabled students. (Photo by LANA MICHELIN/Advocate staff).
Noah, Sarah and Samson Hoffart joined about 90 other protesters at Education Minister Adriana LaGrange’s Red Deer office to decry funding cuts to schools and lack of re-entry planning — especially for disabled students. (Photo by LANA MICHELIN/Advocate staff).
Classroom chairs (Pixabay photo)

Alberta school curriculum to focus on basics, keep out political bias: minister

NDP education critic says the kindergarten to Grade 4 changes should have been implemented a year ago

Classroom chairs (Pixabay photo)
Government says full-time school for students in B.C. this September

Government says full-time school for students in B.C. this September

Government says full-time school for students in B.C. this September

Government says full-time school for students in B.C. this September
National teacher union supports strikes over reopening plans

National teacher union supports strikes over reopening plans

National teacher union supports strikes over reopening plans

National teacher union supports strikes over reopening plans
Parents divided over sending kids back to school: Poll

Parents divided over sending kids back to school: Poll

Parents divided over sending kids back to school: Poll

Parents divided over sending kids back to school: Poll
Canada provides exception for U.S. students planning to study north of border

Canada provides exception for U.S. students planning to study north of border

Canada provides exception for U.S. students planning to study north of border

Canada provides exception for U.S. students planning to study north of border
Canada’s travel rules unfair to first-year foreign students, U.S. parents say

Canada’s travel rules unfair to first-year foreign students, U.S. parents say

Canada’s travel rules unfair to first-year foreign students, U.S. parents say

Canada’s travel rules unfair to first-year foreign students, U.S. parents say
Albertans to be updated this afternoon on school re-entry plans

Albertans to be updated this afternoon on school re-entry plans

Premier Jason Kenney and Education Minister Adriana LaGrange will update Albertans on…

  • Jul 21, 2020
Albertans to be updated this afternoon on school re-entry plans
Opinion: Students belong back in class

Opinion: Students belong back in class

One thing we’ve learned this year is that global pandemics have a…

  • Jul 21, 2020
Opinion: Students belong back in class
Draft plan for schools has teachers worried

Draft plan for schools has teachers worried

Red Deer Public Schools preparing for extra cleaning

Draft plan for schools has teachers worried
Opinion: Teachers have advice on how to safety reopen schools

Opinion: Teachers have advice on how to safety reopen schools

With Canada Day well behind us, summer is officially underway. But even…

  • Jul 16, 2020
Opinion: Teachers have advice on how to safety reopen schools
Education Minister Adriana LaGrange (BLACK PRESS file photo)
Education Minister Adriana LaGrange (BLACK PRESS file photo)

Students decry tuition hikes as COVID-19 pandemic increases financial strain

Students decry tuition hikes as COVID-19 pandemic increases financial strain

Premier Jason Kenney said Bill 15 reduces red tape for the creation of new charter schools including vocation-focused charter schools, in a May 28, 2020 story. (File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Alberta introduces bill to change rules on charter schools, home-schooling

EDMONTON — The Alberta government is proposing to change the rules on…

Premier Jason Kenney said Bill 15 reduces red tape for the creation of new charter schools including vocation-focused charter schools, in a May 28, 2020 story. (File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)