Nova Scotia opposition leaders say the Progressive Conservative government should be able to provide proof to the public that new schools announced in recent months — all of them in Tory districts — are those most in need of replacement. Education Minister Becky Druhan released her government’s school capital plan last month. Along with renovations […]
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Afghanistan’s UN envoy Roza Otunbayeva tells a security council meeting that the Taliban rulers seek UN recognition but reject the world body’s key values. It will be “nearly impossible” for the international community to recognize the Taliban government as long as restrictions on women and girls remain in place in Afghanistan, the United Nations envoy
living room with console table decorated with a lamp and plants. When you tried Marie Kondo’s famous tidying method, did you find that everything you own happened to ‘spark joy’? You might just be a maximalist, a naturally messy person, or as TikTok has rebranded it, you might be embracing the ‘cluttercore’ trend. Some people
The New Brunswick legislature is heading overtime next week to debate a controversial bill to scale back the powers of the province’s four anglophone district education councils. The house was scheduled to adjourn this Friday, but pressure from the opposition parties and some Progressive Conservative MLAs forced the government to agree to extend the session.
Ontario’s largest school board is voicing its concerns about the province’s new education legislation, saying it will weaken the role of school trustees in several matters. Toronto District School Board (TDSB) chair Rachel Chernos Lin enumerated the concerns about Bill 98 during a deputation before the province’s standing committee on social policy and were shared
Premier Scott Moe, education minister promises more funding following calls from teachers’ federation
Premier Scott Moe as well as the province’s education minister announced the possibility of increased funding for school divisions after defending their absence from an education rally over the weekend. “Your voices are being heard, not just Saturday but the lead up to that as well,” Moe told reporters, referring to the rally, following the
In the aftermath of Ontario Finance Minister Peter Bethlenfalvy’s budget last month, parents and education workers are calling for additional investments in the province’s education system. Although the Province of Ontario has hailed the new budget as a record-setting amount, many are calling foul play as it appears to them that education has been underfunded.
The Ontario government is investing more than $180 million to help students across the province improve their reading, writing, and math skills. “We know that for your children to strive to reach their full potential, we must ensure they master their foundational skills every day,” Education Minister Stephen Lecce said during a news conference alongside
The Education Department proposed a rule Thursday in connection with the growing number of states that have banned transgender student-athletes from participating on school sports teams that align with their gender identities. The department’s proposed rule would change Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 — which prohibits discrimination based on sex in federally
What are the best alternatives to a gallery wall? Designers share 10 creative ways to decorate a blank space
Gallery wall alternatives We won’t go as far to say anything as drastic as the gallery wall is dead, it’s a timeless approach to filling a blank wall that’s going nowhere. But the gallery wall as it has been known (framed prints and photos in various grid-like layouts) is starting to become a bit… done?