current events in education 2018

Quebec education overhaul will apply to English school boards

Quebec Education Minister Bernard Drainville says his overhaul of the education system tabled on Thursday will apply to English school boards as well as to the French service centres. “We are convinced our bill respects the rights of the English-speaking community of Quebec,” he said. Bill 23 makes significant changes to school governance and gives

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The minister of education is not willing to commit to permanent mid-year funding adjustments

Breadcrumb Trail Links Saskatchewan Politics “We’re two months away from the end of the school year, so even if there was additional money coming like there was in November, December, I think it would be hard for the school divisions to really deploy that.” Published April 27, 2023 • Last updated 14 hours ago •

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Tentative agreements reached with thousands of NS educational support workers

Nova Scotia’s education minister says regional centers for education across the province and the French language school board have reached a tentative agreement with CUPE for educational support staff, staving off a possible strike by thousands of school support workers. Minister Becky Druhan said in an interview with the CBC’s Information Morning on Wednesday that

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New Brunswick education minister breaks silence on teacher negotiations – New Brunswick

New Brunswick’s education minister Bill Hogan is firing back at the New Brunswick Teacher’s Federation over claims that they are being “squeezed” by the government. Hogan used part of his opening speech at the legislature’s estimates committee to address teacher wages, saying the salaries for the province’s teachers measure up favorably against their Atlantic counterparts.

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Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation worried about lack of funding for education

The Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation (STF) is warning that cuts could be headed for the classroom. Rising inflation and not enough education funding in this year’s provincial budget could mean tough times ahead. With more than three thousand additional students in classrooms last year, and more expected for next year, the STF is concerned about the

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Tens of thousands of US education workers launch strike | Education News

Workers in Los Angeles-area school district, second-largest in the US, say wages are not enough to meet high living costs. Tens of thousands of education workers in the second-largest school district in the United States, the Los Angeles Unified School District, have walked off the job to demand higher wages and staffing levels. The three-day

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