Leave students’ achievement out of funding, public school board says

Tying school funding to students’ performance has no support from Edmonton’s public school trustees. Edmonton Public Schools board chairwoman Trisha Estabrooks said students’ performance in school should not be used to determine school board funding. Greg Southam / Postmedia Tying…

While Canada’s relationship with China grows tense, Edmonton Public Schools renews deal with Confucius Institute

Edmonton Public Schools has renewed a deal to host and administer the Confucius Institute Edmonton — an organization with ties to China’s Communist government that has proven controversial in Western nations. Grade 1 students perform a song during Chinese New…

Mill Creek students ready to monitor their new school’s energy efficiency

After spending eight years in Mill Creek School, where generations of families have spent their early years of education, Kaitlyn Jesse felt sad the 1947 edifice is destined for demolition. Laia Maglisceau, left, Sofia Restauro ,middle and Kaitlyn Jesse, right,…