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Late last month, Grade 3 students started writing the new Student Learning Assessments (SLAs).
For years, Alberta held a proud position as a top achiever on international assessments of student learning.
What policy actions are needed to make a great school for all?
In a couple of weeks the next season of my favourite television show, The Walking Dead, will begin.
The Alberta government is piloting new Student Learning Assessments for Grade 3 students this fall, and teachers are invited to leave their feedback here.
In the past few weeks, teachers have expressed mounting concerns with respect to the pilot administration of the Student Learning Assessments (SLAs).
National study highlights challenges faced by school leaders.
The collective bargaining process ended in March 2014; however, final collective agreements are just now being written, proofread and signed. Updated collective agreements will be posted here as they become finalized.
Thomson: On the government's wage freeze reversal, lipstick won't disguise this pig
Jul 28 - 9:25 PM: Blogs - Edmonton Journal
Boards' hands tied
Jul 28 - 11:58 AM: Calgary Herald
'A' student abandoned by her mom and B.C. government
Jul 27 - 5:41 PM: Edmonton Journal
New body to regulate teachers: Morgan
Jul 25 - 3:09 AM: Star Phoenix
Overdue start on regulation
Jul 25 - 3:08 AM: Star Phoenix
Lukaszuk calls Alberta school building policy ‘fields of shattered dreams’
Jul 24 - 11:41 AM: Medicine Hat News
Alberta Education’s blueprint for educational change is “biased and unrealistic,” Porteous says
Jul 23 - 9:49 AM: Blogs - Edmonton Journal
Prentice faces monumental task
Jul 23 - 12:33 AM: St. Albert Gazette
Prentice pledges new Alberta schools but won't commit to timeline
Jul 22 - 9:59 PM: Calgary Herald
Educational needs vary from public to private schools
Jul 22 - 1:50 PM: Red Deer Advocate
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