Education News

An artist's rendering depicting what the surface of one of 7 recently discovered planets might look like.

U of S astronomer reacts to NASA planet discovery

By 650 CKOM February 23, 2017 - 10:08am Updated: February 23, 2017 - 10:15am

NASA's recent discovery of seven planets orbiting the same star could help the University of Saskatchewan.   The school's astronomy department has been engaged in a project...

Grade six students from St. Bernard School designed bus wraps to be used in a campaign for the Children's Discovery Museum.

Saskatoon kids design bus wraps for Children's Discovery Museum

By JT Marshall February 10, 2017 - 7:09am Updated: February 10, 2017 - 7:15am

Grade six student Erin Lalach from St. Bernard School will soon get to follow her drawing on a Saskatoon transit bus.   "I'm super excited, I'll be making my mom chase the bus...

Saskatchewan Education Minister Don Morgan says consultations have shown strong support for keeping locally elected school boards in the province.

Education minister says Sask. people favour keeping elected school boards

By 650 CKOM February 6, 2017 - 1:51pm Updated: February 6, 2017 - 2:00pm

The Sask. Party may have to slow down its drive for transformational change in Saskatchewan's school boards.   The province began consultations following a December 2016 report...

A union representing some 7,000 of Saskatchewan's education workers is voicing concerns as the province mulls amalgamating public school boards.

Proposed school board changes worry education workers' union

By Erin McNutt January 25, 2017 - 7:03am Updated: January 25, 2017 - 7:15am

The Canadian Union of Public Employees is concerned the provincial government is moving too fast with plans to change education.  An advisory panel of six people was appointed...

Basketball isn't the only thing featured at BRIT, murals are part of the tradition to welcome teams to the school.

BRIT tradition continues with team mural project

By JT Marshall January 12, 2017 - 8:02am Updated: January 12, 2017 - 8:15am

Bedford Road Collegiate High School's Invitational Basketball Tournament (BRIT) isn't just about the sport.

The entire student body gets involved, including art students...

Saskatchewan School Boards Association President Dr. Shawn Davidson has grave concerns about further amalgmation of boards.

Education stakeholders react to governance report

By JT Marshall December 22, 2016 - 7:29pm Updated: December 22, 2016 - 7:37pm

The province wants feedback on how Saskatchewan's schools are run moving forward.

A six-member panel has been formed to consult the public on 'Dan Perrins' K-12...

Education Minister Don Morgan met with the media on Wednesday to discuss the options to school governance in Saskatchewan.

Education minister wants feedback on how Sask. schools are governed

By Chris Carr December 21, 2016 - 5:08pm Updated: December 21, 2016 - 5:15pm

The province wants parents and teachers to give some thought and feedback on how Saskatchewan's schools are run.

A six-member panel has been formed to consult the public...

The allegations of professional misconduct against Martina Cain stem from incidents between 1986 and 1989, and come from a student at that time.

Sask. teacher charged with misconduct from 30 years ago

By Lisa Schick November 6, 2016 - 1:28pm Updated: November 7, 2016 - 1:16pm

A Saskatchewan teacher will soon be facing a list of 30-year-old allegations that include having sleepovers with a student, and organizing a strip basketball practice for a...

Children at Regina's Cathedral Area Co-operative Daycare.

'It's tough enough:' Regina daycares to appeal property tax reassessments

By Lisa Schick, Kevin Martel October 23, 2016 - 1:54pm Updated: October 23, 2016 - 7:36pm

Two Regina daycares will plead their cases this week against property taxes after they received a shocking reassessment.

In total, five daycares in the city saw their...

Lindale Elementary School in Moose Jaw

UPDATE: Moose Jaw school changes procedure for Lord's Prayer

By Britton Gray, Lisa Schick September 15, 2016 - 5:02pm Updated: September 18, 2016 - 8:25am

A Moose Jaw public school is changing how it tackles the divisive subject of reciting the Lord’s Prayer in the mornings.

Lindale Elementary School announced in its...

Enrolment is up 2.8 per cent at the U of R for the 2016 fall semester.

Enrolment up 2.8 per cent at the U of R

By 980 CJME September 13, 2016 - 3:16pm Updated: September 13, 2016 - 3:26pm

More students than ever before have chosen to study at the University of Regina.

Enrolment has increased at the University of Regina to 14,760 students for the 2016 fall...

University of Regina.

Saskatchewan university students pay 3rd highest tuition in Canada

By Amber McGuckin September 8, 2016 - 12:42pm Updated: September 8, 2016 - 12:46pm

Saskatchewan students are paying some of the highest tuition rates in the country according to Statistics Canada.

Post-secondary students in the province are shelling...