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  • Wed, 20 May, 2015

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    Trustees accept resignation of former Board Chair

    The former chair of the Edmonton Public School Board has officially resigned her position. Sarah Hoffman was recently elected as a Member of the Legislative Assembly in the provincial election. 

  • Wed, 20 May, 2015

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    Recognizing outstanding and innovative educators

    Ten Edmonton Public Schools teachers were selected as 2015 Excellence in Teaching Awards semi-finalists by Alberta Education! 

  • Mon, 11 May, 2015

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    New safety protocol will help identify imminent threats to schools and communities

    Edmonton Public Schools, Edmonton Catholic Schools and Greater North Central Francophone Schools are working with community partners who are committed to making all schools and communities safe in Edmonton and the surrounding area. 

  • Tue, 21 Apr, 2015

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    Growing Alberta School Districts Express Shared Concern

    As 19 growing school districts representing approximately 65 per cent of students in Alberta, we have a shared concern about the significant effect the government’s 2015–2016 budget will have on student success and the overall education system in our province.

  • Wed, 21 Jan, 2015

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    Highlights of January 20, 2015 Public Board Meeting

    At the January 20 public board meeting, Michael Janz was acclaimed as the new Chair, and Michelle Draper the new Vice-Chair, of the Edmonton Public School Board. He replaces Sarah Hoffman, who stepped down as the board chair earlier this week. 

  • Thu, 9 Oct, 2014

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    Success for every student: Edmonton Public Schools releases student achievement results

    The District’s student achievement results for the 2013-2014 school year show steady progress in several areas and point to the strength of our continuing commitment to help every student experience success.

  • Wed, 18 Jun, 2014

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    Board of Trustees Approve Wellness Policy

    The Edmonton Public School Board unanimously approved a wellness policy for staff and students at its meeting Tuesday and also heard highlights of the District’s annual report on the wellness of staff and students.

  • Wed, 16 Apr, 2014

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    State-of-the-art school to be built in mature neighbourhood

    Edmonton Public Schools will hold public meetings to help determine the location of a state-of-the-art replacement school in one of three mature areas. 

  • Wed, 19 Mar, 2014

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    Revised School Year Calendars

    The 2014-2015 and 2015-2016 school year calendars for Edmonton Public Schools have changed. Over the next two school years, there will be more professional development (PD) days for teachers and one more day in lieu for time they have invested in parent-teacher conferences. Although students will have a few extra days off, they will still receive the same amount of instructional time due to slightly longer school days.

     

  • Wed, 4 Dec, 2013

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    Edmonton Public Schools releases Annual Education Results Report (2012-2013) and Three Year Education Plan (2013-2016)

    Edmonton Public Schools has released its Annual Education Results Report and Three Year Education Plan (2012-2013). The combined report details the progress we’re making in a number of key areas, and the values, supports and strategies that will help us build on areas of strength, address our challenges and provide the best education possible to all of our students.

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