Wednesday, December 14, 2016
The November 2016 issue of Educational Leadership, on the theme of disrupting inequity, gives a powerful overview of the many barriers that can create opportunity gaps for students. Feature articles such as Unconscious Bias: When Good Intentions Aren’t Enough, by Sarah E.
Monday, December 12, 2016
As the Saskatchewan government contemplates what lies ahead with it now officially announced that they are dealing with a $1 billion budget deficit, one of the few areas likely to be untouched, for now at least, is the PreK-12 education sector.
Deputy Premier and Education Minister Don Morgan indicated that he was aware that any in-year reductions similar to what other ministries are facing would be “extremely disruptive,” citing the possibility of layoffs.
Friday, December 9, 2016
Shawn Davidson, a farmer and rancher as well as a veterinarian, is the new president of the Saskatchewan School Boards Association following elections at the Association’s annual general meeting held in Saskatoon.
Davidson has been an adamant opponent of any potential plans to amalgamate school boards in the province by stating his view that “taking divisions even further away from the communities we as trustees represent is not going to be good for the kids.”
Thursday, December 8, 2016
Through the Arbos awards, the Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation draws the attention of its members and the public to individuals who have distinguished themselves through the scope, impact and significance of their educational contributions to public education and to the teaching profession.