January 2004

Wednesday, January 28, 2004
Education leaders to share innovative ideas for improving student learning
More than 500 Alberta teachers, parents, administrators and trustees will gather in Edmonton this week to compare notes and share ideas and effective practices that are enhancing learning for students.
 
Wednesday, January 28, 2004
Information Bulletin: Policies in place for missed diploma exams
High school students who are unable to attend school to write their diploma exams, due to severe weather conditions or other emergencies, can make alternate arrangements with their principals.
 
Tuesday, January 27, 2004
Family literacy is a lifelong gift
Today, thousands of families around the world will acknowledge the value of reading together. Family Literacy Day represents a national initiative that promotes the importance of families setting aside time to read together.
 
Wednesday, January 21, 2004
Students soar to the top of the class
More than 8,000 Alberta high school students have been rewarded for their hard work with over $15 million in Alexander Rutherford Scholarships. These students each received up to $2,500 to put towards their post-secondary education.
 
Wednesday, January 07, 2004
Average class size remains relatively steady
Classrooms in Alberta have grown by an average of less than half a student since last year and are very close, in all but the primary grades, to the class-size guidelines set out by the Alberta Commission on Learning.