Education

A empty classroom is pictured at McGee Secondary school in Vancouver, B.C. Friday, Sept. 5, 2014. Some private schools afraid they’d be blamed if a student gets COVID-19 are considering waivers to absolve them, but experts say that wouldn’t stop a parent from suing or a school from racking up legal bills. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Experts say COVID waivers unlikely to shield private schools from legal action

The pandemic has already seen several proposed lawsuits target long-term care facilities

A empty classroom is pictured at McGee Secondary school in Vancouver, B.C. Friday, Sept. 5, 2014. Some private schools afraid they’d be blamed if a student gets COVID-19 are considering waivers to absolve them, but experts say that wouldn’t stop a parent from suing or a school from racking up legal bills. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Classroom chairs (Pixabay photo)

Alberta school curriculum to focus on basics, keep out political bias: minister

NDP education critic says the kindergarten to Grade 4 changes should have been implemented a year ago

Classroom chairs (Pixabay photo)
(The Canadian Press)

Answers to 5 common questions facing families for the COVID-19 school year

COVID-19 protocols are likely to vary even more at the school board level, and even and school-to-school.

(The Canadian Press)
Government says full-time school for students in B.C. this September

Government says full-time school for students in B.C. this September

Government says full-time school for students in B.C. this September

Government says full-time school for students in B.C. this September
National teacher union supports strikes over reopening plans

National teacher union supports strikes over reopening plans

National teacher union supports strikes over reopening plans

National teacher union supports strikes over reopening plans
Parents divided over sending kids back to school: Poll

Parents divided over sending kids back to school: Poll

Parents divided over sending kids back to school: Poll

Parents divided over sending kids back to school: Poll
Canada provides exception for U.S. students planning to study north of border

Canada provides exception for U.S. students planning to study north of border

Canada provides exception for U.S. students planning to study north of border

Canada provides exception for U.S. students planning to study north of border
Canada’s travel rules unfair to first-year foreign students, U.S. parents say

Canada’s travel rules unfair to first-year foreign students, U.S. parents say

Canada’s travel rules unfair to first-year foreign students, U.S. parents say

Canada’s travel rules unfair to first-year foreign students, U.S. parents say

Students decry tuition hikes as COVID-19 pandemic increases financial strain

Students decry tuition hikes as COVID-19 pandemic increases financial strain

Premier Jason Kenney said Bill 15 reduces red tape for the creation of new charter schools including vocation-focused charter schools, in a May 28, 2020 story. (File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Premier Jason Kenney said Bill 15 reduces red tape for the creation of new charter schools including vocation-focused charter schools, in a May 28, 2020 story. (File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Alberta introduces bill to change rules on charter schools, home-schooling

Alberta introduces bill to change rules on charter schools, home-schooling

Alberta introduces bill to change rules on charter schools, home-schooling

Alberta introduces bill to change rules on charter schools, home-schooling
Calgary school board rife with ‘turmoil,’ short-term thinking: report

Calgary school board rife with ‘turmoil,’ short-term thinking: report

Calgary school board rife with ‘turmoil,’ short-term thinking: report

Calgary school board rife with ‘turmoil,’ short-term thinking: report
VIDEO: Ponoka teachers, youth workers parade around town

VIDEO: Ponoka teachers, youth workers parade around town

Honks, signs, waves lift students April 8

VIDEO: Ponoka teachers, youth workers parade around town
Alberta education minister resists Opposition calls to rescind mass layoffs

Alberta education minister resists Opposition calls to rescind mass layoffs

Alberta education minister resists Opposition calls to rescind mass layoffs

Alberta education minister resists Opposition calls to rescind mass layoffs
A empty classroom is pictured at McGee Secondary school in Vancouver on September 5, 2014. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Alberta panel suggests schools ‘balance’ lessons about climate change, oilsands

Panel also recommends social studies include importance of natural resources to province’s economy

A empty classroom is pictured at McGee Secondary school in Vancouver on September 5, 2014. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward