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Posted on Nov 24, 2022

Ensuring access to education for all students

Alberta’s government is providing clarity to school authorities to ensure all students continue to have access to in-person…

Posted on Nov 16, 2022

Expanding mental health, learning supports for schools | Davantage d’appuis à la santé mentale et à l’apprentissage dans les écoles

Alberta’s government is doubling its previous commitment for student mental health pilot projects while also extending funding…

Posted on Nov 14, 2022

Supporting Ukrainian students in schools | Soutenir les élèves ukrainiens dans les écoles

School authorities will receive more than $12 million in additional funding to support newly enrolled students from Ukraine. …

Posted on Oct 06, 2022

More dual credit opportunities for students | Davantage de possibilités de crédits à double reconnaissance pour les élèves

Students will have more opportunities to pursue their interests, explore career paths and succeed in Alberta’s dynamic job…

Posted on Sep 26, 2022

Diploma exams set to 20% for 2022-23 school year | Pondération des examens de diplôme fixée à 20 % pour l’année scolaire 2022-2023

As students continue to address pandemic-related learning challenges, diploma exam weighting will be reduced to 20 per cent this…

Posted on Sep 02, 2022

Construction wraps up on 11 new schools

The completion of 11 new schools across the province creates state-of-the-art learning spaces for more than 7,100 Alberta students.…

Posted on Aug 30, 2022

Online teacher registry launches Sept. 1

The Teacher and Teacher Leader Registry launching on Sept. 1 will increase transparency and accountability by showing the professional…

Posted on Jul 28, 2022

Improving child and youth mental health in schools

Alberta’s government is providing $87 million over three years to improve access to mental health and pediatric rehabilitation…

Posted on Jul 07, 2022

Task force to strengthen career education

A new task force will recommend ways to build stronger connections between schools and jobs while helping students enter their…

ASCA Examines COVID-19 Impact on Alberta Students Posted on Jun 06, 2022

ASCA Examines COVID-19 Impact on Alberta Students

Alberta School Councils’ Association receives $15,000 Grant to Survey Educational and Social Wellbeing [Edmonton, AB] – The…

Posted on Jun 01, 2022

More supports for students affected by the pandemic

Alberta’s government is investing an additional $113 million to provide targeted supports for students experiencing both academic…

Posted on May 11, 2022

UCP tries to silence parent criticism through school council funding cut

Re: Funding cut hurts school councils, May 9  The Alberta School Councils’ Association (under various names) has been in existence…

Posted on May 08, 2022

School councils' association loses funding for parent advocacy

'We have to ask ourselves how relevant parents' voices are to this government' Author of the article: Eva Ferguson Calgary Herald…

Posted on May 05, 2022

Expanding financial literacy programs for students

More students will gain valuable financial literacy knowledge and skills to prepare them for success today and in the future.…

Posted on Apr 22, 2022

Alberta School Councils Conference

Alberta School Councils’ Association promotes parent engagement in education Embracing the online environment to promote engagement…

Posted on Apr 20, 2022

Learning assessments key to student success in early years

Students in grades 1 to 3 will benefit from literacy and numeracy screening assessments to help those struggling get back on…