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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…

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…