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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…

Posted on Apr 13, 2022

Three subjects of new curriculum ready for classrooms | Trois matières du nouveau curriculum prêtes pour les salles de classe

Alberta students and teachers will benefit from three updated K-6 subjects, with supporting learning and teaching resources,…

Posted on Mar 31, 2022

Keeping students safe: Reforming the disciplinary process

Students, parents and teachers across the province would benefit from reforms to the discipline process for all teachers and…

Posted on Mar 24, 2022

Education funding supports all parent choices

Stable education funding enhances equity, growth and parental choice in K-12 education. Maintaining and increasing funding to…

Posted on Mar 15, 2022

Budget 2022: Investing in school choice

Students will benefit from more choice in education and programming to develop the skills and knowledge they need for the careers…

Posted on Mar 10, 2022

Updated curriculum positions students for success | Le curriculum mis à jour prépare les élèves à la réussite

Starting this fall, updated curriculum will move forward into classrooms to better prepare students for future success. Based…

Posted on Mar 04, 2022

Investing in more school projects and creating jobs

Students, teachers and communities across the province will benefit from new, modernized and well-maintained schools and classrooms.…

Posted on Feb 24, 2022

Budget 2022: Investing in students today for tomorrow

Budget 2022 moves Alberta forward by providing more support for teachers, funding enrolment growth and strengthening parental…

Posted on Feb 08, 2022

Alberta takes steps to safely return to normal

Provincewide public health measures will be gradually lifted as the fifth wave of COVID-19 subsides and pressure on the health-care…

Posted on Jan 26, 2022

New public engagement to strengthen draft K-6 curriculum | Nouvelle consultation auprès des membres du public pour renforcer l’ébauche du curriculum M à 6

Albertans will now have more opportunities to give feedback on the draft K-6 curriculum through regional online engagement sessions.…

Posted on Jan 20, 2022

Alberta government decimates funding for parent council support organization

Alberta School Councils' Association members have been critical of UCP government's choices Some Alberta parents who serve on…

Posted on Jan 05, 2022

Students returning to in-person learning Jan. 10

To support their overall well-being, Early Childhood Services to Grade 12 students will return to classrooms on Jan. 10 with…

Posted on Dec 30, 2021

Winter break extended for K-12 students

To support a successful return to school and provide additional planning time, the kindergarten to Grade 12 winter break will…