School Issues

 

Pre-enrolment and Registration Process for New Schools

Many have asked me about the pre-enrollment and registration process for the new schools. I have included an update below with the latest information from our district as well as additional links to the Edmonton Public Schools website. Please contact Planning at 780-429-8539  or your local school Principal if you have any additional questions about […]

ASBA Remains Silent on Supporting LGBTQ Students

On Friday, my motion to create a policy supporting LGBTQ kids was sadly not passed by the ASBA Board of Directors: “That the Alberta School Boards Association develop a comprehensive policy for establishing and maintaining welcoming, inclusive, safe and healthy learning and working environments for sexual orientation and gender minority students, staff and families and […]
Update on motion for a provincial Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity policy (SOGI)

Update on motion for a provincial Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity policy (SOGI)

Friends, Over the past several weeks, many of you have contacted me to find out about my next steps to support transgender students in the province. Indeed, the fight to ensure that no student in Alberta faces discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity continues. As trustees, we have a responsibility to ensure that all children and […]
Thoughts on the Growth Accommodation Strategy

Thoughts on the Growth Accommodation Strategy

Many of you are tuning in attentively to today’s announcement on space accommodation. I’ve been out to various schools in southwest Edmonton these past few months, getting to know you and your communities better. And I’ve certainly taken to heart what you’ve been telling me – I know parents are concerned about what today’s announcement […]
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