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Quebec education minister wants to improve students’ command of French

Québec City – To improve French proficiency among elementary and high school students, Education Minister Bernard Drainville is proposing, among other things, daily writing exercises. The pass rate for the Secondary 5 written exam has dropped from 79 per cent in 2019 to 69 per cent in 2022. Only 48 per cent of students achieved

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Sask. school division says province ‘skews the numbers’ on education funding

Education funding has been a highly debated topic in Saskatchewan, and one school division took the time to fact-check the province’s claims, addressing their repeated message of “record funding.” Greater Saskatoon Catholic Schools (GSCS) sent a message to parents and caregivers saying they’ve been reviewing the provincial funding since it was announced in March. 1:50

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Alberta Education to pour $414 million into student transportation

Breadcrumb Trail Links Local News The funding will add an additional 350 new drivers, a six per cent increase Published March 14, 2023 • Last updated 19 hours ago • 3 minute read Southland Transportation school buses were photographed in a southwest Calgary storage area on Tuesday. Gavin Young/Postmedia Article content Alberta Education will provide

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