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Bill 24 ASBA Policy Supports All Students Including Those in Gay-Straight Alliance Release date: November 15, 2017 ASBA President comments on Education Week in Alberta, May 1-5, 2017 Release date: May 01, 2017 New online tools help attract prospective school board trustee candidates Release date: April 29, 2017 ASBA supports amendments to Municipal Government Act introduced today Release date: April 10, 2017 Red Deer student wins 2017 Indigenous Shining Student Award Release date: April 03, 2017 ASBA welcomes funding for new student enrolment growth in Budget 2017 Release date: March 16, 2017 ASBA welcomes government efforts to reduce school fees in Bill 1 Release date: March 02, 2017 ASBA supports further public input on Modernized Municipal Government Act Release date: November 23, 2016 ASBA welcomes new Executive Director Release date: October 27, 2016 ASBA supports better integration of K-12, post-secondary education and skills training and development Release date: October 18, 2016 ASBA sends condolences to family of former Premier Prentice Release date: October 14, 2016 ASBA proud to sign Joint Commitment to Action on First Nations, Métis and Inuit education Release date: June 22, 2016 ASBA looks forward to reviewing details of Alberta Education curriculum redevelopment plan Release date: June 15, 2016 ASBA looks forward to providing thoughtful input on Bill 21, the Modernized Municipal Government Act Release date: May 31, 2016 ASBA reaffirms public funding should be used to strengthen public school system Release date: May 02, 2016 Calgary student wins 2016 Indigenous Shining Student Award Release date: April 21, 2016 ASBA Affirms Public Dollars Should Fund Public Education Release date: April 19, 2016 ASBA welcomes funding commitment in Budget 2016 for student enrolment growth Release date: April 14, 2016 ASBA supports welcoming, caring, respectful and safe learning environments for all students Release date: January 18, 2016 ASBA comments on government amendment to Bill 8 Release date: December 08, 2015 ASBA Releases letter to Education Minister Release date: December 01, 2015 ASBA President’s statement re: Introduction of Bill 8 Release date: November 26, 2015 ASBA will continue support for members on LGBTQ+ policy development Release date: November 16, 2015 ASBA Reaction to Budget 2015 Release date: October 27, 2015 ASBA President Helen Clease responds to May 28 funding announcement Release date: May 28, 2015 ASBA President Helen Clease congratulates Premier-elect Rachel Notley Release date: May 06, 2015 President’s statement: Budget 2015/16 cuts funding for students, classrooms and schools Release date: April 21, 2015 Rocky Mountain House student wins 2015 Indigenous Shining Student Award Release date: April 16, 2015 Budget causes concern as to impact in Alberta Classrooms Release date: March 26, 2015 ASBA applauds govt. decision to drop diploma exam weight Release date: March 16, 2015 ASBA President’s statement re: Possible 9 per cent cut to provincial budget Release date: February 17, 2015 Alberta school boards meet in Edmonton Nov. 17 and 18 Release date: November 13, 2014 ASBA welcomes Gordon Dirks to education portfolio Release date: September 15, 2014 Statement: Minister of education asks for info re teacher discipline files Release date: July 02, 2014 Alberta school boards meet in Red Deer June 2 and 3 Release date: May 29, 2014 Ponoka student first recipient of new award for Aboriginal students Release date: May 06, 2014 Statement: Focus on safety of all students and staff Release date: April 16, 2014 Letter to the editor: Alberta’s new curriculum Release date: March 19, 2014 Frozen per student grant big concern for school boards Release date: March 06, 2014 Helen Clease elected president of the Alberta School Boards Association Release date: November 20, 2013 Alberta school boards meet in Edmonton for ASBA conference Nov. 18 and 19 Release date: November 15, 2013 Battle River School Division is responding to a situation involving a newly-elected trustee who – before being sworn in as a trustee – posted some very inappropriate Tweets Release date: November 07, 2013 School trustees converge on Red Deer Release date: May 30, 2013 ASBA response: Proposed legislation to impose deal on Alberta teachers Release date: May 15, 2013 Formal ASBA response to GOA/ATA deal Release date: March 21, 2013 ASBA initial reaction to ATA/GOA deal Release date: March 18, 2013 ASBA response: ATA/GOA deal Release date: March 13, 2013 Lean Budget Means Tough Decisions for School Boards Release date: March 07, 2013 What’s next for teacher bargaining in Alberta – an ASBA perspective (PDF–396K) Release date: March 03, 2013 ASBA wants local discussion about minister’s proposal Release date: February 22, 2013 Province’s school boards meet in Edmonton Release date: November 16, 2012 Moving past no-zeros debate to discuss student assessment Release date: November 15, 2012 Tripartite talks continue beyond October 31 deadline Release date: October 31, 2012 Victory for transparency says ASBA President Release date: September 17, 2012 Tripartite talks between Alberta Education, ATA and ASBA resume Release date: July 24, 2012 School boards association wants intervener status at Labour board in support of transparency Release date: June 25, 2012 Jacquie Hansen acclaimed president of Alberta School Boards Association Release date: June 08, 2012 School boards gather for spring meeting events Release date: May 31, 2012 School boards put public education on the election agenda at Day for Education events Release date: April 02, 2012 ASBA urges passage of Bill 2 Education Act Release date: March 19, 2012 ASBA pleased with stable funding for education Release date: February 09, 2012 School boards salute Albertans who contribute to public education Release date: November 24, 2011 Province’s school boards meet in Edmonton Release date: November 18, 2011 Local government Associations agree to work together on shared interests Release date: June 07, 2011 School boards gather for spring meeting Release date: June 03, 2011 School boards get much needed infrastructure injection Release date: May 24, 2011 Government makes education priority in tough fiscal times Release date: February 24, 2011 Tripartite talks to achieve workforce stability cease (PDF–78K) Release date: January 28, 2011 Alberta School Boards Association has new president/vice-president Release date: November 24, 2010 Greater St. Albert Catholic Regional Division wins ASBA Premier’s Award for Innovation and Excellence: Presented Nov. 21, 2010 Release date: November 23, 2010 School boards to set policy/elect new pres Release date: November 18, 2010 AUMA, AAMDC and ASBA cooperate to urge citizens to participate in Oct. 18 elections Release date: September 14, 2010 School boards to talk governance in Red Deer Release date: June 02, 2010 ASBA President to report outcomes of provincial meeting re impact of 2010 budget on Alberta schools Release date: March 19, 2010 Government makes education priority in tough fiscal times Release date: February 09, 2010 ASBA president Heather Welwood available for comment after budget release Feb. 9 Release date: February 08, 2010 School boards expect government to fund 5.99 per –as promised by Premier Stelmach Release date: February 03, 2010