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Leonardo DiCaprio to fund climate education at former school

LOS ANGELES – Leonardo DiCaprio will fund scholarships and a climate education program at the UCLA-based elementary school where he was once himself a scholarship student, the actor and the college said Tuesday. The Leonardo DiCaprio Scholarship fund and the Climate Justice Education Program are set to begin in the forthcoming school year at the

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STF, school board association says education top-ups don’t work

Breadcrumb Trail Links Local News “The top-up funding model has become the norm in Saskatchewan, but it doesn’t take into account the challenges that create for school divisions, teachers and students.” Published June 02, 2023 • Last updated 4 hours ago • 4 minute read Saskatchewan Education Minister Dustin Duncan announced on Thursday that the

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Jordan’s Principle program helps students achieve educational goals

Breadcrumb Trail Links News Manitoba Author of the article: Canadian Press Brittany Hobson Published May 27, 2023 • 3 minute read Elilah Monias and her daughter Illeanna Knott smile in this undated handout photo. Monias reached out to a Jordan’s Principle co-ordinator through the Southern Chiefs’ Organization to request help for her daughter. The 17-year-old

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New Brunswick parents speak against LGBTQ2 school policy review

Shawn Rouse worries about all three of his children, but a recent letter that shows the education department is reviewing a sexual orientation and gender-diversity policy, has him even more worried about one of them. Levi, who is in high school, is transgender and has been bullied by his fellow students. “Sometimes it’s mild and

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Unqualified teachers in Quebec can take a fast-track course in September

The fast track for non-legally qualified teachers who want to further their education is taking shape, with TÉLUQ University set to accept its first cohort of candidates in the fall. TÉLUQ says it will offer a 30-credit “100 per cent distance learning” Diplôme d’études supérieures specialisées, which is aimed at practicing preschool and elementary school

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Talks continue ahead of strike deadlines for education workers at Carleton University

Contract talks continued Sunday evening to avert a potential strike by 3,000 graduate and undergraduate teaching assistants and contract instructors at Carleton University. CUPE Local 4600 says its members will go on strike Monday morning if a new contract is not reached with the university. In an update Sunday evening, Carleton said bargaining teams for

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