Education

Coronavirus: Lethbridge preschools prepare to reopen June 1 – Lethbridge

Coronavirus: Lethbridge preschools prepare to reopen June 1 - Lethbridge

Lethbridge Montessori Preschool is preparing to open with many others across the province beginning on June 1. With the reopening comes many changes to ensure health and safety of staff and students. READ MORE: Coronavirus: Children’s services minister says Alberta preschools can reopen June 1 “Things like allowing one family …

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Tuition hikes amid coronavirus pandemic unacceptable, student groups say

Tuition hikes amid coronavirus pandemic unacceptable, student groups say

Some Canadian universities are raising tuition fees for the new school year much to the consternation of students, who argue their costs should be going down, not up in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. While schools argue they need an infusion of cash to deal in part with higher costs …

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Amid reopening, Quebec says 41 students and staff have tested positive for COVID-19 – National

The push to grow more of what we eat in Edmonton - Edmonton

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted May 29, 2020 1:37 pm Updated May 29, 2020 1:43 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Quebec’s education department says a total of 41 students and teachers have tested positive …

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Amid reopening, Quebec says 41 students and staff have tested positive for COVID-19 – National

Kenney says many Alberta school boards were planning layoffs before his government announced them

By Global News Posted May 29, 2020 1:37 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Quebec’s education department says a total of 41 students and teachers have tested positive for COVID-19 since elementary schools outside the Montreal …

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Pick up of personal items from TVDSB schools to begin in June – London

Pick up of personal items from TVDSB schools to begin in June - London

Did your child leave personal items at school in mid-March when the schools closed? Starting June 8, they’ll be able to get them back. The Thames Valley District School Board (TVDSB) is outlining the process for which students and families will be able to access elementary and secondary schools to …

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No school bus service for Central Okanagan students in June

No school bus service for Central Okanagan students in June

The Central Okanagan school board calls the choice to cancel school bus services in June a tough decision. School District 23 board chairperson Moyra Baxter said students returning to class on June 1 will have to find an alternate way to get to school if they rely on district transportation. …

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Some Manitoba students head back to school for one-on-one, small group sessions – Winnipeg

Some Manitoba students head back to school for one-on-one, small group sessions - Winnipeg

On Monday, students will be able to head back to school for one-on-one or small group sessions with their teachers as part of Phase 2 of Manitoba’s reopening plan. At Winnipeg Mennonite Elementary and Middle Schools, classes will look a bit different with only six desks per class, spaced six …

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Quebec English School Board Association files legal action against Bill 40, province’s education reform – Montreal

Quebec English School Board Association files legal action against Bill 40, province’s education reform - Montreal

The Quebec English School Boards Association (QESBA) has filed legal action against the province’s Bill 40, which abolishes boards across the province and replaces them with service centres. “We recognize that the filing of this legal action is not ideal under the current circumstances,” president Dan Lamoureux said in a …

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Lethbridge advocates say people with disabilities largely overlooked during COVID-19 pandemic – Lethbridge

Lethbridge advocates say people with disabilities largely overlooked during COVID-19 pandemic - Lethbridge

Support workers and caregivers in Alberta say people with disabilities are being largely overlooked during this pandemic due to the lack of support and funding they are receiving. Bridges Consulting is an organization in Lethbridge that helps connect people with disabilities to behavioral aides and other supports. It says the …

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Dalhousie students ‘appalled’ by upcoming 3-per-cent tuition hike amid pandemic  – Halifax

Dalhousie students ‘appalled’ by upcoming 3-per-cent tuition hike amid pandemic  - Halifax

Students at Dalhousie University say the school’s decision to hike tuition by three per cent this upcoming year is just another example of the university not listening to student voices. Deep Saini, president and vice-chancellor of Dalhousie University, announced in an email to students and staff Wednesday morning that the …

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