Students Will Not be Protected from the Impact of the Budget, says ATA President

As a result of Budget 2015, school boards will be short about $180 million from what they require to maintain the current level of service to students, says Alberta Teachers’ Association President Mark Ramsankar.

New Data Highlights Growing Class Sizes in Alberta

Kindergarten to Grade 3 class sizes in Alberta have grown by over 9 per cent in the past five years according to new data posted recently to the Alberta Education website.

Editorial: Springtime means education politics are heating up

Teacher involvement is crucial in upcoming provincial election.

For GSAs to succeed, teachers need clarity, support and protection

President Ramsankar is calling on the Alberta government to provide clarity around the implementation of GSAs and to support and protect the teachers and principals involved.

ATA President Applauds Revisions to Bill 10

Alberta Teachers’ Association President Mark Ramsankar is applauding the legislative assembly for passing legislation ensuring all students have access to gay-straight alliances (GSAs).

Who will teach us?

Since 2008, Alberta’s K-12 student population has grown by more than 70,000 students.

Germ Resistant

Researcher Ken Zeichner assesses the health of Alberta’s teacher education system.

                         

 

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