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Education Delivery in Saskatchewan in Crisis Due to Ineffective Funding Models

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Today, education leaders from early childhood and primary to post-secondary joined together to voice their shared concerns about the ineffective funding models in the Saskatchewan education system. Though K-12 funding is separate from post-secondary, all levels of education have had to contend with ineffective and unpredictable funding from the provincial government.
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Rotating Withdrawal of Noon-Hour Supervision on March 14

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Teachers are giving notice of a one-day rotating withdrawal of noon-hour supervision that will take place Thursday, March 14. By law, 48 hours’ notice is required for job action; however, the Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation is providing extra time to allow families to make arrangements.
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STF: Government-SSBA MOU Must Be Included in Collective Agreement

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Earlier today, the Government of Saskatchewan and the Saskatchewan School Boards Association announced that they have signed a deal for classroom funding, outside of the ongoing collective bargaining process with teachers.
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Provincewide Withdrawal of Extracurricular and Rotating Withdrawal of Noon-Hour Supervision

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Teachers are giving notice of a three-day, provincewide withdrawal of extracurricular activities on March 11-13 and a one-day, rotating withdrawal of noon-hour supervision on March 11. By law, 48 hours’ notice is required for job action; however, the Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation is providing extra time to allow families to make arrangements.
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STF: Government Must Put Commitment in the Contract

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The Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation won’t return to the bargaining table or pause job action until the provincial government is willing to embed its most recent promises around class size and complexity into the body of a new provincial collective agreement.
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STF President: Government Avoiding Accountability

Government has once again announced ad-hoc funding to avoid being held accountable. This is exactly what we predicted would happen and has come only after an enormous amount of public pressure.
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Rotating Withdrawal of Noon-Hour Supervision on March 8

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Teachers are giving notice of a one-day withdrawal of noon-hour supervision that will take place on Friday, March 8 at locations throughout the province. By law, 48 hours’ notice is required for job action; however, the Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation is providing extra time to allow families to make arrangements.
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Teachers at Legislative Building on First Day of Spring Session

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Approximately 3,500 teachers on rotating strike took to the Legislative Building today, coinciding with the first day of the spring legislative session. These teachers are from Regina Public Schools, Regina Catholic Schools, Prairie South School Division, Holy Family Catholic School Division, South East Cornerstone School Division, as well as teachers from Conseil des écoles fransaskoises and the Saskatchewan Distance Learning Centre who work within those boundaries. Striking teachers unable to safely travel to Regina today due to inclement weather are taking part in alternative advocacy actions, including calling and emailing government to highlight the concerns of teachers.
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Rotating Withdrawal of Noon-Hour Supervision on March 5

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Teachers are giving notice of a one-day withdrawal of noon-hour supervision that will take place on Tuesday, March 5 at locations throughout the province. By law, 48 hours’ notice is required for job action; however, the Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation is providing extra time to allow families to make arrangements. This is in addition to the previously announced countdown ahead of a provincewide withdrawal of extracurricular activities scheduled for Tuesday, March 5 and Wednesday, March 6.
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Teachers’ Rotating Strike at Legislative Building Monday

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Teachers are giving notice of a one-day rotating strike that will take place on Monday, March 4. By law, 48 hours’ notice is required for job action; however, the Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation is providing extra time to allow families to make arrangements and government to change course.
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