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Posted on Nov 16, 2021

Putting students first

The Students First Act would ensure safety for students and confidence for parents by increasing transparency and accountability…

Posted on Nov 08, 2021

Helping students with FASD reach their full potential

The Wellness, Resiliency and Partnership (WRaP): FASD Coaching project gives educators tools and skills to help students with…

Posted on Oct 27, 2021

Helping students catch up after pandemic disruption

As part of Alberta’s Recovery Plan, up to $45 million will support younger students who have fallen behind during the pandemic…

Teachers and parents launch campaign urging Albertans to stand up for education Posted on Oct 12, 2021

Teachers and parents launch campaign urging Albertans to stand up for education

The Alberta Teachers’ Association (ATA), in partnership with the Alberta School Councils’ Association (ASCA), has launched…

Posted on Oct 05, 2021

Protecting students and staff in the fourth wave

Alberta’s government is taking action to further protect students, parents, teachers and staff with more tools to help fight…

Letter to Ministers LaGrange, Copping Sept 28 Posted on Sep 28, 2021

Letter to Ministers LaGrange, Copping Sept 28

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Posted on Sep 15, 2021

New vaccine requirements and COVID-19 measures in Alberta

Alberta has declared a state of public health emergency and will implement new health measures to expand capacity, increase vaccination…

Posted on Aug 19, 2021

Enhancing parent engagement in Alberta schools

Alberta’s government is providing more than $1 million directly to school councils to support collaboration between parents…

Posted on Aug 13, 2021

Health guide, tool kit and on-site vaccination ensure safe school year ahead

New health guidance will ensure students’ safety and help school officials prepare for the new school year. The Guidance for…

Parent voice in education is vital, but is the Minister actually listening? Posted on Jul 12, 2021

Parent voice in education is vital, but is the Minister actually listening?

Alberta School Councils’ Association (ASCA) is concerned with the decision of Education Minister LaGrange to form a Parent…

Posted on Jul 09, 2021

Strengthening dialogue with parents and teachers | Renforcer le dialogue avec les parents et les enseignants

Alberta’s government is looking for more perspectives from parents and teachers in order to strengthen the education system.…

Posted on May 31, 2021

Investing in students to close the gap on pandemic learning loss

Alberta’s government is providing up to $45 million in new funding to jump-start targeted supports for students who require…

Posted on May 20, 2021

Star-studded lineup for Alberta’s Mental Wellness Day for Schools

Alberta’s government is hosting a virtual Mental Wellness Day for Schools across Alberta on June 3 to support and recognize…

Posted on May 19, 2021

K-12 students return to classrooms in all but one region

Students across Alberta will return to their classrooms on May 25 as planned, except for students in the Regional Municipality…

Posted on May 10, 2021

Student transportation improvements underway

Alberta’s government is beginning work to improve K-12 student transportation based on recommendations from an MLA-led task…

Posted on May 03, 2021

Education Week: Minister LaGrange

Education Minister Adriana LaGrange issued the following statement on Education Week: “Education Week runs from May 3 to 7…