Edmonton high schools switch to longer classes for 2020-21

June 29 2020 7:48pm High school students in Edmonton will return to longer classes in the fall. Both the public and catholic school boards announced Monday students will take two classes a day as part of a four-semester school year.…

Edmonton public, Catholic boards changing up high school schedules for 2020-21

The Edmonton Catholic and Edmonton Public school divisions announced Monday that next year, high schools will move to a quarterly schedule with fewer daily classes and double the diploma exam dates. The move will allow high school students to take…

Edmonton school board trustee resigns after remarks about refugee students

Cheryl Johner, a trustee in Ward A with Edmonton Public Schools, resigned Wednesday after making controversial comments about refugee students at a board meeting Tuesday. EPSB members were voting on the school resource officer program. The board decided to call…

Hundreds of education assistants let go due to Edmonton Public budget cuts

June 10 2020 8:29pm The Edmonton Public School Board has approved changes to the 2020-21 school year budget, and it includes the permanently laying off hundreds of education assistants. Tom Vernon has the details. ‘ }); } else { var…

Hundreds of layoffs coming as Edmonton Public School Board approves budget changes

The chair of the Edmonton Public School board says she and public school trustees fear that budget changes approved Tuesday, which will result in hundreds of layoffs, are the beginning of tough choices they will need to make for years…

Coronavirus: Some Edmonton out-of-school child care programs still closed amid provincial relaunch

It’s the first week some families have finally been able to take their kids back to daycare as part of Phase 1 of Alberta’s relaunch strategy. “It was really exciting to be able to see these families that we know…