Edmonton school asks for tech, food donations during COVID-19 pandemic

April 3 2020 7:21pm It’s been one week since the new normal began for Edmonton students. Community Reporter Morgan Black checks up on students, parents and teachers to see how they’ve taken to online learning. ‘ }); } else {…

Kenney says many Alberta school boards were planning layoffs before his government announced them

Premier Jason Kenney offered more new details on Wednesday about why his government announced temporary layoffs in Alberta’s education system over the weekend, explaining that the decision was made after a number of school boards told the government they were…

Coronavirus: Will students return to Alberta classrooms this school year? Call is Dr. Hinshaw’s

As parents across Alberta struggle to work from home while trying to help their children with distance learning, the big question is: how long will it last? “I don’t have those answers,” said Trisha Estabrooks, chair of Edmonton Public Schools.…

Alberta Opposition tells education minister to fight for school funding or quit

By The Canadian Press Posted March 30, 2020 4:30 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The Alberta Opposition says Education Minister Adriana LaGrange needs to start fighting for students or quit…

Edmonton father concerned over decision to redirect education funding amid COVID-19 crisis

Edmontonian Annika Froese loves learning and going to school. READ MORE: Alberta reports 3rd death from COVID-19 as total cases hit 661 The seven-year-old Lendrum elementary student relies heavily on her two educational assistants. She has a genetic condition called…

Edmonton father concerned over decision to redirect education funding

March 29 2020 9:04pm An Edmonton father is worried his high-needs daughter will fall behind after Alberta government redirects millions in education funding. Nicole Stillger reports. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != “object”…