Edmonton provincial exam results dance around provincial average

Students in Edmonton Public Schools outperformed their classmates across Alberta on provincial math exams last year, new data show. School divisions are beginning to analyze their results from 2018-19 provincial exams. David Bloom Bloom, David / David Bloom Students in…

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…