Red Deer public schools

Kristina MacKenzie said her daughter Elizabella often finds it difficult to breath when she wears a mask. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)

Masks difficult for some students to tolerate

Some students and staff are exempt from wearing masks

 

Red Deer Public Schools balancing in-class and in-home learning

Teachers hired specifically for in-home learning

 

Red Deer public, Catholic schools get $7.5 million in total from Ottawa to deal with COVID-19 costs

Additional cost of at-home learning, substitute teachers, PPEs factored in

No delay in classes for Red Deer students

Classes resume before Labour Day

Nearly 30 per cent of Red Deer Public School families have not yet revealed their back-to-school plans

School officials will begin phoning parents because they need to know

Social distancing will be a challenge in classrooms

Parents insist on consultations with school boards

Red Deer school boards make difficult budget decisions

Facing new funding formula for education

‘There’s a ton of implications’ to reopening schools

Government provides no date for announcing September plan

Grades won’t slip for Red Deer public school students

Students engaged in learning could improve marks

Red Deer education assistant fears toll of budget cuts

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

Online classes begin for Red Deer public students

Laptops provided to students who need them

Coronavirus impacts central Alberta students trips

Central Alberta school boards watch international virus outbreak

New anti-bullying initiative for Alberta schools

Education Minister Adriana LaGrange makes announcement in Red Deer