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Opposition leaders want more details about the new school announcements

Nova Scotia opposition leaders say the Progressive Conservative government should be able to provide proof to the public that new schools announced in recent months — all of them in Tory districts — are those most in need of replacement. Education Minister Becky Druhan released her government’s school capital plan last month. Along with renovations […]

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NB education minister’s commitment to consultation on Policy 713 questioned – New Brunswick

New Brunswick education minister Bill Hogan said a review of a policy designed to protect LGBTQ2 youth in schools would include consultation with a variety of stakeholders, but some groups are wondering why they have yet to receive a call. The review of Policy 713, which sets minimum inclusion standards for LGBTQ2 students in the

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Ex-MPs billed taxpayers over $90K in ‘transitional’ education benefits

Breadcrumb Trail Links News Canadian Politics Canada A Canadian Taxpayers Federation official questions why former MPs who already get large severance checks upon leaving office need access to such benefits Published April 18, 2023 • Last updated 3 days ago • 4 minute read Former Conservative MP Brad Trost, who lost his party’s nomination in

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NB Teacher’s Association says teachers are being ‘squeezed,’ applies for mediation in contract talks – New Brunswick

The New Brunswick Teacher’s Association says it has applied for mediation in its ongoing negotiations with the provincial government for a collective agreement that expires in 2021. It launched a campaign on social media using a lemon. “The lemon is a symbol that we arrived at and I think it signifies very well that …

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UN says prominent Afghan girls’ education activist arrested | Education News

Matiullah Wesa of the Pen Path NGO that traveled across Afghanistan with a mobile school and library has been arrested in Kabul, says UN mission. The United Nations says a prominent Afghan girls’ education activist has been arrested in Kabul and called on Taliban authorities to clarify the reason for his detention. “Matiullah Wesa, head

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Why Gaotu Techedu, New Oriental Education, and TAL Education Stocks Sold Off Today

What happened Tuesday is shaping up to be a rough day for Chinese for-profit education stocks — even on a generally ebullient, bad-banking-news-free day in the US market. The broads S&P 500 index was up a solid 2.1% as of 11:30 am ET, but shares of China’s New Oriental Education & Technology Group (EDU 0.37%)

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