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School Council Supports Slashed by Government Posted on Nov 19, 2020

School Council Supports Slashed by Government

ASCA MEDIA RELEASE - 19 November 2020 School Council Supports Slashed by Government Alberta School Councils’ Association receives…

Celebrating Métis spirit, and culture Posted on Nov 16, 2020

Celebrating Métis spirit, and culture

Indigenous Relations Minister Rick Wilson issued the following statement to recognize Métis Week: “The proud and strong spirit…

Posted on Oct 14, 2020

More STEAM opportunities for students

More high school students will have a hands-on summer experience solving world problems with science, technology, engineering,…

Posted on Sep 02, 2020

Federal education funding for COVID-19

Alberta’s government will be distributing $262 million in federal funding to school authorities for COVID-19 related expenses.…

Posted on Aug 04, 2020

School health measures now include mandatory masks

As part of a number of new school safety measures to combat COVID-19, mask use for Grade 4 to 12 students, and all school staff,…

Posted on Jul 21, 2020

Students returning to school for 2020-21 school year

Students will return to learning in classrooms across Alberta at the beginning of the new school year. Schools will be ready…

Posted on Jun 10, 2020

Getting ready for 2020-21 school year

A comprehensive re-entry plan for the upcoming school year allows schools and parents to prepare for learning while putting student…

Parents provide input on school re-entry - ASCA Media Release Posted on May 31, 2020

Parents provide input on school re-entry - ASCA Media Release

Alberta School Councils’ Association received over 66,000 survey submissions As at-home learning continues for the remainder…

Posted on May 06, 2020

Update on student learning and school re-entry engagement

While teacher-directed at-home learning continues for the remainder of the 2019-20 school year, the province is engaging the…

Posted on Mar 20, 2020

Continuing student learning

New guidelines are in place to direct how students will learn while in-school classes are cancelled due to the provincial health…

Moving forward with modernizing student learning Posted on Jan 29, 2020

Moving forward with modernizing student learning

An advisory panel appointed by government has provided recommendations for curriculum and drafted a new vision for student learning…

Building schools for the future Posted on Nov 01, 2019

Building schools for the future

Following through on its commitment to continue building new schools, the province has announced 25 new school projects. The…

New panel to advise on curriculum Posted on Aug 22, 2019

New panel to advise on curriculum

The Alberta government has appointed an independent panel to provide advice on the development of future curriculum. With an…

Modernizing Alberta’s education system Posted on Jun 05, 2019

Modernizing Alberta’s education system

If passed, Bill 8, the Education Amendment Act, 2019 would modernize Alberta’s education system and improve student success.…

Premier Kenney appoints strong team ready to lead Posted on Apr 30, 2019

Premier Kenney appoints strong team ready to lead

Alberta’s 18th Premier, Jason Kenney, and his cabinet were sworn in at Government House in Edmonton on April 30. “Albertans…

Students to benefit from new K-4 curriculum Posted on Dec 14, 2018

Students to benefit from new K-4 curriculum

Alberta Education and the Alberta Teachers’ Association have approved the kindergarten to Grade 4 curriculum for field-testing…