Meeting highlights: FGM 2014

Call to drop weight of diploma exams approved

School boards at the ASBA’s 2014 fall conference called for the provincial government to drop the weight of Grade 12 diploma exams from the current 50 per cent of a student’s final mark to 30 per cent.

Journeys program wins Premier's Award for Excellence

Five school boards shared in the Premier's Award for School Board Innovation and Excellence.

Search profile: ASBA Executive Director

The search is underway for a new Executive Director for the association.

annual report 2013

ASBA annual report: 2013-14

Features: ASBA's 8 biggest achievements; award-winning teachers and school boards, our Zones' work, financial statements and the ASBA Board of Directors.

Law for educators/trustees

Parting ways with your Superintendent? Read the April vis-à-vis legal newsletter for the do’s, don’ts, dollars and sense. The ASBA offers 4 different vehicles to learn more about the law and public education.

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Resources and research for school boards who want to connect with their communities.

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Education in the news

Education minister to look at lowering weighting of Grade 12 diploma exams
11/20/2014, CBC News
Self-harm trend among teens worries health, school officials
11/20/2014, CBC News
Calgary parents’ group forges on without school board funding
11/20/2014, CBC News
Lap-sitting, striking students and taking upskirt photos: B.C. teachers disciplined 46 times so far this year
11/20/2014, The Province
Principal apologizes for lack of notification about alleged sexual abuse in school
11/19/2014, Washington Post

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