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Investing in Indigenous language revitalization Posted on Jul 25, 2017

Investing in Indigenous language revitalization

Kindergarten to Grade 12 students will have greater access to Indigenous language learning and teaching in their communities,…

Meet the new Minister’s Youth Council members Posted on Jun 29, 2017

Meet the new Minister’s Youth Council members

Education Minister David Eggen issued the following statement to congratulate students selected for his new Minister’s Youth…

Classroom Improvement Fund to help students Posted on Jun 20, 2017

Classroom Improvement Fund to help students

An additional $75 million will be invested to benefit students and teachers during the 2017-18 school year.  The Classroom Improvement…

Parents to save hundreds with transit fee reduction Posted on Jun 12, 2017

Parents to save hundreds with transit fee reduction

Thousands of eligible students who take municipal transit to school will soon save up to $550 on their passes, thanks to An Act…

Posted on Jun 06, 2017

New school fees rules make life more affordable

The province is easing the burden on parents by eliminating instructional and bus charges for tens of thousands of students and…

Playground grants will reduce fundraising burden Posted on Jun 02, 2017

Playground grants will reduce fundraising burden

All new and replacement schools will soon get a $250,000 provincial grant for a playground, saving Alberta families millions…

Spring 2017 Curriculum Survey Posted on May 15, 2017

Spring 2017 Curriculum Survey

Have your say on Alberta’s curriculum Albertans are being asked to provide feedback on what students will learn as part of…

Results of curriculum survey support career focus Posted on Apr 13, 2017

Results of curriculum survey support career focus

More than 32,000 Albertans had their say on the future of the provincial curriculum in a survey released last fall. Survey participants…

Red Deer student wins 2017 Indigenous Shining Student Award Posted on Apr 11, 2017

Red Deer student wins 2017 Indigenous Shining Student Award

Sheldon Steinhauer, a Grade 12 student at Lindsay Thurber Comprehensive High School (Red Deer Public Schools) in Red Deer is…

Alberta families to benefit from Budget 2017 Posted on Mar 19, 2017

Alberta families to benefit from Budget 2017

Budget 2017 funding that would reduce school fees under proposed legislation would save Alberta families $54 million in the 2017/18…

Government tables Bill 1 to reduce school fees Posted on Mar 02, 2017

Government tables Bill 1 to reduce school fees

The Government of Alberta has tabled Bill 1: An Act to Reduce School Fees. If the bill is passed, Alberta parents will no longer…