Transgender school guidance will take a ‘bit longer’, the Education Secretary says

Transgender guidance for schools will take a “little bit longer”, the Education Secretary has said after head teachers vented their frustration over the delay. Gillian Keegan confirmed on Wednesday that schools will be required to obtain parental consent for pupils to identify as a different gender. The Association of School and College Leaders (ASCL) union […]

High transportation costs, inflation prompts Waterloo region school board to send letters to education minister

Trustees with the Waterloo Region District School Board have passed the budget for the 2023-24 school year. But in doing so, they were “forced to make some very difficult decisions regarding staffing and resources,” chairperson Joanne Weston wrote in a letter to Ontario’s Minister of Education Stephen Lecce. The board’s letter, dated June 27 and […]

UCDSB details student impact from continued Indigenous Education

The Upper Canada District School Board says they are creating meaningful and personal land acknowledgments to work with Indigenous partners to identify the traditional territory each school is situated on, as well as implementing rich programming that offers Indigenous students the opportunity to form deeper connections with their own culture and share it with their […]

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 […]

NDP wouldn’t make big changes to education tax rebates if elected, but out-of-province billionaires are out

Education property tax rebates would stick around under a Manitoba NDP government, the party leader Wab Kinew is promising, but the number of recipients will shrink. Kinew told reporters on Monday his party wouldn’t make major changes to one of the PC government’s signature pledges. “I don’t think you’ll see us do anything dramatically different, […]

Dallas Dollhaus / Dreamhaus Owner Rachel Page Creates Visions in Pink

Dallas Doll Haus/Dream Haus owner Rachel Page is a creative entrepreneur who found her passion in creating over-the-top, whimsical spaces. The Observer visited one of her studios-for-hire, the Doll Haus, to learn more about who she is and how her creative vision came to life. With a colorful and maximalist aesthetic, Page’s Doll Haus in Arlington […]

Calls mount for Taliban to free girls’ education activists

A top US diplomat says the Taliban must be free to detain Afghan activists, following the arrest of a girls’ education advocate ISLAMABAD — Calls mounted Wednesday for the Taliban to free a girls’ education activist were arrested earlier this week in Kabul, as a minister in the Taliban-led government defended the detention. Matiullah Wesa, […]