Education

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

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

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

Alberta introduces bill to change rules on charter schools, home-schooling
Calgary school board rife with ‘turmoil,’ short-term thinking: report

Calgary school board rife with ‘turmoil,’ short-term thinking: report

Calgary school board rife with ‘turmoil,’ short-term thinking: report

Calgary school board rife with ‘turmoil,’ short-term thinking: report
Four students from École Secondaire Notre Dame High School recently competed in the the 2020 Skills Alberta Virtual Competition. (Photo from Facebook)
Four students from École Secondaire Notre Dame High School recently competed in the the 2020 Skills Alberta Virtual Competition. (Photo from Facebook)
Last week, the province announced a student transportation task force to look at safety, costs, eligibility, partner collaboration and the responsibilities of school authorities and industry partners.

Provincial review of student busing gets underway

Student transportation task force established

Last week, the province announced a student transportation task force to look at safety, costs, eligibility, partner collaboration and the responsibilities of school authorities and industry partners.
In this June 28, 2018 file photo, Sarah Hoffman, who was at the time Alberta’s Minister of Health, responds to a reporter’s questions at a press conference during the Conferences of Provincial-Territorial Ministers of Health in Winnipeg. (File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

COVID outbreaks in schools a fear for parents, say NDP

Government to seek feedback on re-entry draft

In this June 28, 2018 file photo, Sarah Hoffman, who was at the time Alberta’s Minister of Health, responds to a reporter’s questions at a press conference during the Conferences of Provincial-Territorial Ministers of Health in Winnipeg. (File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Education Minister Adriana LaGrange said students will not return to classrooms in the 2019-20 school year. (File photo by Advocate staff)

Classrooms to remain closed

Education Minister Adriana LaGrange releases statement

Education Minister Adriana LaGrange said students will not return to classrooms in the 2019-20 school year. (File photo by Advocate staff)
Red Deer education assistant fears toll of budget cuts

Red Deer education assistant fears toll of budget cuts

258 educational assistants to be laid off at Red Deer Public Schools

Red Deer education assistant fears toll of budget cuts
Alberta education minister resists Opposition calls to rescind mass layoffs

Alberta education minister resists Opposition calls to rescind mass layoffs

Alberta education minister resists Opposition calls to rescind mass layoffs

Alberta education minister resists Opposition calls to rescind mass layoffs
Education Minister Adriana LaGrange and Respect Group Inc. co-founder Sheldon Kennedy spoke to students at Eastview Middle School prior to announcing provincial funding for a new anti-bullying program on Monday. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)

New anti-bullying initiative for Alberta schools

Education Minister Adriana LaGrange makes announcement in Red Deer

Education Minister Adriana LaGrange and Respect Group Inc. co-founder Sheldon Kennedy spoke to students at Eastview Middle School prior to announcing provincial funding for a new anti-bullying program on Monday. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)
Alberta ban on school seclusion rooms comes with possible exemptions

Alberta ban on school seclusion rooms comes with possible exemptions

EDMONTON — Alberta Education Minister David Eggen says schools and parents will…

Alberta ban on school seclusion rooms comes with possible exemptions
Alberta incorporates public feedback on K-4 curriculum, set for testing in 2019

Alberta incorporates public feedback on K-4 curriculum, set for testing in 2019

EDMONTON — Proposed changes to Alberta’s curriculum for kindergarten to Grade 4…

Alberta incorporates public feedback on K-4 curriculum, set for testing in 2019

Clashed over Bible verses: Board votes to shut down Alberta Christian school

CAMROSE — An Alberta Christian school that clashed with its school division…

Former Red Deer teacher going to trial on child porn charges

Former Red Deer teacher going to trial on child porn charges

Charges were laid in January 2017 after a woman came forward

  • Jan 17, 2018
Former Red Deer teacher going to trial on child porn charges
Tyson Clark, 11, casts his ballot as Hunting Hills High School student Sara Williams looks on at the city’s trial election at Central Middle School on Thursday morning. The event gave election workers a dry run for Monday’s municipal election and allowed Grade 6 students to get a taste of democracy in action.

Grade 6 students get lesson in democracy

About 175 students went to the ballot box at Central Middle School in trial election

Tyson Clark, 11, casts his ballot as Hunting Hills High School student Sara Williams looks on at the city’s trial election at Central Middle School on Thursday morning. The event gave election workers a dry run for Monday’s municipal election and allowed Grade 6 students to get a taste of democracy in action.