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Thursday, July 4, 2019
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In an announcement by the Saskatchewan government (March 14), the province’s Early Learning Intensive Support pilot program will be expanding from the two original locations of Regina and Saskatoon to five additional communities including: Moose Jaw, North Battleford, Prince Albert, Swift Current and Yorkton.

“This expansion will provide 50 more Sask-atchewan children with intensive needs access to professional supports,” Education Minister Gord Wyant said in making the recent announcement.

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Tuesday, July 2, 2019
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REGINA–Ten schools in Saskatchewan will each receive a $10,000 grant to support student nutrition after being selected to win this year’s Mosaic Extreme School Makeover Challenge. The announcement was made recently by the Saskatchewan School Boards Association.

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Thursday, June 27, 2019
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There was plenty of enthusiasm and shared inspiration among the students attending the 10th anniversary of Nutrien Kamskénow, a Saskatoon science outreach program held at the Gordon Oakes Red Bear Student Centre on the University of Saskatchewan campus.

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Wednesday, June 26, 2019
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The sport of badminton continues to serve as a passport to experience the world for Yves Côté.

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Saturday, June 29, 2019
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For several years, it was my pleasure to occasionally work with David Wilkins and his staff. Wilkins is the former U.S. Ambassador to Canada; a man of playful wit and serious political experience. Fans of the Rick Mercer Report may remember the Ambassador’s cheerful decimation of Mr. Mercer on an Ottawa tennis court.

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Tuesday, June 25, 2019
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Albeit that she might be somewhat biased, there is no doubt in Tracey Fedorchuk’s mind that Kamsack Comprehensive Institute is a hidden gem when it comes to promoting inclusivity and celebrating all cultures.

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Thursday, June 20, 2019
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Looking back at previous year-end summations, they tend to be quite celebratory and heavy on the feel-good factor. I know, you see, because I’ve been at this for a while.

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Wednesday, June 19, 2019
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Saturday, June 22, 2019
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Last month I had an opportunity to meet with a group of online teachers and administrators. Given the relative newness of online educational opportunities for Saskatchewan schools, the conversation started with an exploration of pedagogical issues and challenges confronting online teachers today.

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Monday, June 17, 2019
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REGINA–After spending years as an educator and witnessing first-hand how inclusion worked or didn’t work in a school, there was little question for Krista McMillen when it came time for her to choose a topic for her master’s thesis. With help from a research grant from the McDowell Foundation, McMillen was able to expand this into a research project which gave her the opportunity to talk to parents and caregivers of children with exceptionalities.

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