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- Follow-up survey shows N.S. teachers, education minister still differ on key issues
A follow-up survey shows that teachers and Nova Scotia's education minister continue to have differing opinions on the current state of the school sys
- NSTU says poll shows majority of Nova Scotians critical of province’s handling of public education
The poll commissioned by the union found that 60 per cent of those surveyed believe the government's actions have a negative quality on public educati
- N.S. to review school buses after widespread complaints on first day: education minister
On Wednesday, more than 100 children at an elementary school in the Halifax suburb of Bedford were left stranded after their buses didn't arrive.
- Nova Scotia education minister defends hiring process for education specialists
On Monday, June 25, postings for term positions for Speech Language Pathologists, Psychologists and Social Workers with the Halifax Regional Education
- Nova Scotia dramatically expands pre-primary program for four-year-olds
The classes are to be opened in 84 schools in 65 communities across the province.
- ‘We can’t keep up’: Bedford parents calling for action to remedy overcrowded school
2016 census data show that Bedford West and surrounding communities have nearly doubled in population size in just the past five years.
- N.S. premier and head of teachers union meet as possible illegal strike looms
Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil and the head of the province's teachers union are meeting Monday to try and prevent possible job action by teachers
- Nova Scotia woman left ventilator-dependent quadriplegic after contracting meningitis: family
Nadine Duffney's family is trying to raise money to help buy specialized equipment.
- N.S. teachers union executive meets to discuss strike vote, possible action
The teachers' union is not in a legal strike position, but the union has said it's possible that its 9,300 members could launch job action.
- Nova Scotia teachers vote on illegal strike action
The vote started at 7 a.m. and will continue until 8 a.m. The union says its executive will decide on Wednesday what steps it will take in response to
- Rural community session held to discuss education concerns in Nova Scotia
A packed house filled a rural Nova Scotia community centre as many parents came out to hear why teachers are concerned over the future of education in
- Mother concerned after teachers’ union flyer sent home with son
Candice Rideout says she was surprised to find a flyer from the Nova Scotia Teachers Union in her seven-year-old son's reading folder on Friday.
- Black educators feel left behind as N.S. government moves ahead with Glaze Report
Karen Hudson, president of the Black Educators Association, says that the implementation of the Glaze report does not address the concerns of the prov
- N.S. government restricts school board decision-making ahead of dissolution
Zach Churchill says a number of board matters and decisions will now require his approval ahead of the transition period to a single provincial adviso
- Halifax elementary students get first-hand look at challenges people with disabilities face
A new pilot program in Nova Scotia aims to connect elementary school students with people who live with disabilities.
- Poor security controls led to camera breach at Nova Scotia school: report
A link to the live feed from one school camera was picked up and distributed by a Russian website that specializes in linking non-secured video survei
- UN report on racism validates African Nova Scotian experience: Senator
A Canadian senator says a report released last week by the United Nations on anti-black racism in Canada, validates the experience of African Nova Sco
- Staff hiring continues for Nova Scotia’s expansion of pre-primary classes
There is still no indication of how many early childhood educators have been hired so far by school boards.
- N.S. to consult with non-profit, private childcare providers ahead of pre-primary rollout: minister
Nova Scotia Education Minister Zach Churchill says the province is moving ahead rapidly with its plan to bring in pre-primary education this year, and
- Nova Scotia inks $50 million cheque to developers to buy 10 P3 schools
The Education Department says in a news release that purchasing the P3 schools will lead to "substantial savings," compared to renewing the leases for