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  • Thu, 21 Apr, 2016

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    TRUSTEES TO ASK PROVINCE TO PHASE OUT PRIVATE SCHOOL FUNDING

    Trustees will soon ask the province to phase out public funding of private schools and instead re-invest that money into the public system. 

  • Fri, 8 Apr, 2016

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    TRUSTEES UNANIMOUSLY APPROVE STUDENT SENATE

    Trustees unanimously approved a student-designed model that would create a Student Senate and three student trustees.

  • Tue, 29 Mar, 2016

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    Trustees to ask for help with costs of educating Syrian newcomers

    The Board of Trustees will ask the federal government to contribute to the cost of educating Syrian newcomer students, who have arrived in Edmonton over the last few months.

  • Wed, 2 Mar, 2016

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    Public input about future use of mature schools

    We're hosting public consultation meetings to talk about re-envisioning the use of space in mature schools in some of the city’s older neighbourhoods.

  • Thu, 10 Dec, 2015

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    International field trips to be evaluated on a case-by-case basis

    Recent world events mean it’s prudent for us to exercise a higher degree of scrutiny and seek a balance between what’s educational and what’s safe.

  • Mon, 30 Nov, 2015

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    Highlights of Achievements from 2014-2015

    Edmonton Public Schools shared the highlights of its achievements from the 2014-2015 school year during the November 24, 2015 board meeting.

  • Mon, 23 Nov, 2015

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    Community Feedback About Changes for Michael Strembitsky School

    We're holding a public meeting with parents in the Summerside area on November 24 to talk about changes to the attendance area for Michael Strembitsky School.

  • Thu, 8 Oct, 2015

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    2014-2015 Student Achievement Results

    2014-2015 student achievement results build on our success over the last five years. 

  • Thu, 8 Oct, 2015

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    Michael Janz acclaimed as board chair

    Trustee Michael Janz will continue as board chair and Michelle Draper as vice-chair after being acclaimed at Tuesday's board meeting. 

  • Mon, 13 Jul, 2015

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    Board urges province to extend campaign finance reform measure to municipal elections

    The Board is lending its support to a plan to ban corporate and union donations to provincial election candidates, and is hoping those reforms will be extended to those running for mayor, city councillor and trustee positions.

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