There has been more money held back by the Ministry of Education this year than in any previous year. Ministry of Education funding decisions that affect School District budgets for public education could not infrequently be described as unpredictable.
Month: February 2013
“Following international trends, it integrates child care into our education system in a way that builds on the strengths of both our public school system and quality, community-based child care. The Plan extends the universality, public funding and democratic governance of the public school system to services for children under the age of five on a voluntary basis …. The Plan is not about standardized curriculum or academic achievement for young children. Children will still start school at age five but their early care and learning programs will be strong and equal partners with the K-12 system. Child care will be an expected and accepted part of neighbourhoods, and, with time, may well be a positive influence on all levels of the education system. “
School administration and students presented with great enthusiasm and passion on the Lacrosse Academy experience. The Spectrum Lacrosse Academy was approved by the previous SD61 Board in September 2010.Academies charge fees which pay for coaching by individuals hired for that purpose.